HUM-303 Classical History II

In this course, we study the history of the classical world from the dawn of Roman civilization through to the Augustan Age.  The source text for our studies in classical history is the Cambridge Ancient History.

Lessons

  • Lesson 01. The Sources of Early Roman History
  • Lesson 02. The Founding of Rome
  • Lesson 03. The Kings of Rome
  • Lesson 04. The Primitive Institutions of Rome
  • Lesson 05. The Early Roman Republic
  • Lesson 06. Rome and Her Neighbors in the 5th Century
  • Lesson 07. The Making of a United State
  • Lesson 08. The Gallic Wars of Rome
  • Lesson 09. The Conquest of Central Italy
  • Lesson 10. Agathocles
  • Lesson 11. Pyrrhus
  • Lesson 12. Rome and Carthage: The First Punic War
  • Lesson 13. The Struggle of Egypt Against Syria and Macedonia
  • Lesson 14. The Greek Leagues and Macedonia
  • Lesson 15. The Carthaginians in Spain
  • Lesson 16. Rome after the Conquest of Sicily
  • Lesson 17. The Romans in Illyria
  • Lesson 18. Polybius
  • Lesson 19. Hannibal’s Invasion of Italy
  • Lesson 20. Rome and Antiochus
  • Lesson 21. The Fall of the Macedonian Monarchy
  • Lesson 22. Rome and the Hellenistic States
  • Lesson 23. The Romans in Spain
  • Lesson 24. Italy
  • Lesson 25. Rome
  • Lesson 26. The Beginnings of Latin Literature
  • Lesson 27. Roman Religion and the Advent of Philosophy
  • Lesson 28. The Fall of Carthage
  • Lesson 29. Syria and the Jews
  • Lesson 30. Thrace
  • Lesson 31. The Bosporan Kingdom
  • Lesson 32. Pergamum
  • Lesson 33. Rhodes, Delos and Hellenistic Commerce
  • Lesson 34. Hellenistic Art
  • Lesson 35. Tiberius Gracchus
  • Lesson 36. Gaius Gracchus
  • Lesson 37. The Wars of the Age of Marius
  • Lesson 38. The Enfranchisement of Italy
  • Lesson 39. Pontus and its Neighbors: The First Mithraditic War
  • Lesson 40. Sulla
  • Lesson 41. The Breakdown of the Sullan System and the Rise of Pompey
  • Lesson 42. Rome and the East
  • Lesson 43. The Jews
  • Lesson 44. The Provinces and their Government
  • Lesson 45. Rome in the Absence of Pompey
  • Lesson 46. The First Triumvirate
  • Lesson 47. The Conquest of Gaul
  • Lesson 48. Parthia
  • Lesson 49. From the Conference of Luca to the Rubicon
  • Lesson 50. The Civil War
  • Lesson 51. Caesar’s Dictatorship
  • Lesson 52. Literature in the Age of Cicero
  • Lesson 53. Ciceronian Society
  • Lesson 54. The Art of the Roman Republic
  • Lesson 55. The Development of Law under the Republic
  • Lesson 56. The Avenging of Caesar
  • Lesson 57. The Triumvirs
  • Lesson 58. The War of the East against the West
  • Lesson 60. The Princeps
  • Lesson 61. Senatus Populusque Romanus (SPQR)
  • Lesson 62. The Imperial Administration
  • Lesson 63. The Army & Navy
  • Lesson 64. The Eastern Frontier under Augustus
  • Lesson 65. Egypt under the Early Principate
  • Lesson 66. Herod of Judaea
  • Lesson 67. The Northern Frontiers Under Augustus
  • Lesson 68. The Economic Unification of the Mediterranean
  • Lesson 69. The Social Policy of Augustus
  • Lesson 70. Religious Developments from the Republic to Nero
  • Lesson 71. The Literature of the Augustan Age
  • Lesson 72. The Art of the Augustan Age
  • Lesson 73. The Achievement of Augustus
  • Lesson 74. Tiberius
  • Lesson 75. Gaius and Claudius
  • Lesson 76. Nero
  • Lesson 77. The Eastern Frontier from Tiberius to Nero
  • Lesson 78. The Northern Frontiers from Tiberius to Nero
  • Lesson 79. The Year of the Four Emperors
  • Lesson 80. Rebellion within the Empire