The Roman Empire
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Welcome to the CLIO resource site for students and teachers of "The Roman Empire". The links below are designed to provide study material for aspects of this Unit. Further material is under construction and will be added to the list as it becomes available. Teachers are invited to make use of this material in any order and in any way desired.
Contents
Curriculum
Advice for Teachers
The Empire of the Republic.
Augustus to Aurelius - the Pax Romana.
Commodus to Constantine: Anarchy and Renewal.
Empires of East and West. AD 390 - 480
Leo to Justinian - the Eastern Roman Empire.
Assessment
Bibliography

ADVICE FOR TEACHERS

TOPICS FOR INVESTIGATION
The idea of 'empire'
From Augustus to Nero: The Julio-Claudians.
The siege of Mai Dun: Roman imperialism in action.
Boudicca's Revolt.
Josephus: the Jewish Wars.
Trajan's Column: The Roman legions in action.
Was Marcus Aurelius murdered by his son?
These essays written by previous and current students are available on CLIO:
The Assassination of Caesar;
The Achievements of Augustus Caesar;
Augustus and Propaganda;
Interview on 'Augustus and Propaganda';
Pliny the Governor and Pliny the Writer
How the 'Jesus cult' Captured the Roman state;
On the Question of Constantine's Conversion to Christianity;
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The Roman Empire
Dickson College, Semester 2, 2011



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