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ANHS2602 - Law, Disorder and Ideology in Rome

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Eleanor Cowan


We live in an era in which the interests of national security are constantly balanced against the rule of law. In Rome too, crisis and emergency, whether genuine or the product of partisan rhetoric, could threaten the rule of law. This unit explores the idea that the collapse of the rule of law engendered the collapse of the Republic, whilst also seeking to promote stimulating and topical discussion about the rule of law in democratic societies like our own.


1x2500wd essay (50%), 1x2hr exam (40%) and participation (10%)


2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


(12 junior credit points of Ancient History, Greek (Ancient), Latin or History) OR (6 junior credit points of Ancient History AND 6 junior credit points of History, Latin, Greek (Ancient), Philosophy or Archaeology)

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