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Syllabus

Autumn Term 2019

Week 1 04/10/19 The City of Rome [AC] + Study Skills

Week 2 11/10/19 Trade and Economy [AC] + Study Skills

Week 3 18/10/19 Food and Drink [AC] + Study Skills

Week 4 25/10/19 Family and familia [AC] + Study Skills

Week 5 01/11/19 Citizens, Freed & Slaves [AC] + Study Skills

+ Seminar: Ostia and the Roman Economy

Week 6 05/11/19 Last Supper at Pompeii [AC, DS]

Week 7 15/11/19 Patronage [AC] + Study Skills

Week 8 22/11/19 Bread and Circuses [AC] + Study Skills

Week 9 29/11/19 Death & Burial [AC] + Study Skills

+ Seminar: Last Supper at Pompeii discussion

Week 10 06/12/19 Literacy [AC] + Study Skills

Spring Term 2020

Week 1 10/01/20 Historiography [AC] + Study Skills

+ Return of Essays [AC]

Week 2 17/01/20 Epic Rome [RR]

Week 3 24/01/20 Desiring Rome [VR]

Week 4 31/01/20 Remembering and forgetting Rome [VR]

+ Seminar: Tacitus

Week 5 07/02/20 Art & Architecture – Domestic Space [AC] + Study Skills

Week 6 14/02/20 Case-study of a Province [EWR]

Week 7 21/02/20 Art & Architecture – Public Space (KJ)

+ Seminar: Virgil’s Aeneid

Week 8 28/02/20 Roman Religion or Religions of Rome? [AC]

Week 9 06/03/20 Roman Army [AC]

Week 10 13/03/20 Imperialism + Romanization [AC]

+ Seminar: Images of Augustus

Summer Term 2020

Week 1 Return of Essays [EWR + VR] [NO LECTURE]

Week 2 01/05/20 Revision [AC] + Study Skills

Week 3 Bank holiday – no class

Remains of the Circus Maximus

Sunset on the Palatine Hill


Inside the Pyramid of Cestius