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ANHS2614 - The Emperor in the Roman World 14-117 AD
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Paul Roche
The first century AD is a fascinating and important period of tension and negotiation between the emperor, senate, and people of Rome. The empire expanded to its physical apogee, and new avenues of power and arenas of competition emerged to transform politics. This unit examines the period 14-117 AD, comprising the reigns of the Julio-Claudians (Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, Nero), Flavians (Vespasian, Titus, Domitian), Nerva, and Trajan. It will treat politics, court culture, the imperial family, foreign policy, conspiracy and propaganda.
1x2500 word essay (50%), 1x2hr exam (40%) and tutorial participation (10%)
2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
(12 junior credit points of Ancient History, Classical Studies, Ancient Greek or History) or (6 junior credit points of Ancient History and 6 junior credit points of either Latin, Greek (Ancient), Classical Studies, History, Philosophy, Archaeology (Classical) or Archaeology (Near Eastern))
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