Final oral exam
Adequate knowledge of Roman history, from the founding of Rome to the fall of the Roman Empire in the West, using literary, epigraphic, and archaeological sources. Basic knowledge of the main institutions to the Royal, Republican and Imperial age, of the main economic and social problems and of the cultural phenomena during the different phases of the Roman age
The Latium before Rome; The origins of Rome and the Rome of the Kings; The transition between Monarchy and Republic; Internal conflicts; The conquest of Latium and Italy; The war with Carthage; The expansion in the Mediterranean; Economy and society in the age of imperialism; The Gracchi and the agrarian question; The age of revolution and the crisis of republican institutions; Augustus and the imperial solution; The Flavian age; The adoptive principate: economy, society and institutions; The Severi and the anarchy of the third century; The reformed Empire: Diocletian and Constantine; The division of the empire: from the Constantinidi to Theodosius; The Church in the society and culture during the low Empire; The Empire and the Roman-barbarian kingdoms
Giovannella Cresci Marrone, Francesca Rohr Vio; Lorenzo Calvelli, Roma antica. Storia e Documenti, Bologna, Il Mulino 2014.
Additional texts for non-attending students:
One, to be agreed with the teacher
Face to face; seminars on specific topics.
30 hours face to face; use of sources and thematic maps; power point; seminars on specific topics
Language of instruction: Italian.
Readiness to offer individual assistance (e.g. student reception, explanations in the classroom), supporting material and bibliographic references also in FRENCH to incoming students Erasmus.
Readiness to accept examination also in FRENCH to incoming students Erasmus.
Students reception: in the office on the days of lesson, before or after the lessons.
By appointment via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) every day.