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Syllabus

Lectures & Seminars:

Autumn Term 2003

Week

2 Methods & Ancient Ethnography

3 Logistics & Homer

4 Hoplites: Revolution? & Battle

5 Persian Wars & Seminar (Greek Polis and Warfare)

6 Reading Week

7 Athens and the Sea & Peloponnesian War

8 Fourth Century & Seminar (Sparta)

9 Macedon & Alexander

10 Perceptions of war: Philosophy &Art

Spring Term 2004

Week

1 Hellenistic War & Early Rome

2 Punic Wars & Rome in the East

3 Late Republic: Foreign Wars & Seminar (Roman Imperialism)

4 Late Republic: Civil Wars & Seminar (Marius and the manpower crisis)

5 Augustus & Principate: Civil Wars

6 Reading Week

7 Principate: Internal Wars & Seminar (Principate: Foreign Wars)

8 Principate: Fake Wars & Face of Roman Battle

9 Third Century Crisis? & Late Roman Army

10 Christianity & The Fall of the West

Summer Term 2004

Week

1 Fighting & Seminar (The Limits of War)

2 War and Society & Thinking about War