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The notes in this weeks lecture cover the many forms of evidence historians used to derive information about all aspects of roman government and society. We also delve into looking at the different roman historians at the time, and the different aspects of history that they covered.
The details of these notes go into the military campaigns of Rome against king Mithridates and other threats they faced. After that, we have a look at the political side of Rome, and the details that lead to the first triumphrate of Rome.
The majority of the content that occurs in these notes revolves around the conquest of rome by Sulla, and the set of laws that he placed, as well as the arrival of Marrius and the return to order.
These notes go into the major conflicts Roman had with other nations as it grew in influence and power. They will also be going into Roman politics, and how charismatic individuals bend the laws to gain power for themselves.
The notes covered in this class depict the rise of prominent roman politicians who are at odds with the senate. it also goes into detail about how 2 developments in the empire lead to a fundamental change in the Roman Army.
These final set of notes in this course will focus on Caesar's actions after he crosses the Rubicon, and how he is shortly assassinated by senate members, ushering in a new age for Rome.
These notes cover the actions of the first Triumpverate in Rome, and how they interacted with the existing political structure.
The first few pages of the notes that are covered in this document dictate the early rise of the roman empire, from the Etruscan civilization, to the establishment of a roman state.
The second half of the notes Dictate the early political structure of the roman government. They also recount the "Struggle of the Orders" between the patriciens, and the plebeians.
In these set of notes, we continue to go into the political nature of Rome, with many policies throwing the city into chaos, as well as looking at how generals are beginning to use their armies to strong-arm the senate. We also look at the first civil war the Italian peninsula has ever had, and the consequences that follow.
This Study guide contains the basics of Roman geography, government, important events, and structure of government and warfare. it also goes on to show important tips on memorizing the map.
This set of notes consists of the origins of roman laws, as well as how they focus on territory expansion, and the systems they put in place to support it. It also goes on to focus on the different wars and conflicts Rome fought with other empires.
In these notes, we look at Caesar's campaign in Gaul, where we see hoe the triumvirate falls apart and tensions grow between Pompey and Caesar, which culminates in Cesar marching his army into Rome and crossing the Rubicon.