History of Rome: 2nd Century BCE

History of Rome: 2nd Century BCE

Course Description: This semester we'll read about the history of Rome during the 2nd century BC. We'll use Heichelheim's 'History of the Roman People' as the organizing source, and we'll start with Livy's book 31, which starts the narrative in the year 200 BCE.


Level: This course is open to teachers, aspiring historians, and anyone interested in reading the history of Rome from its sources.

Textbook:Instructor will provide pdf copies of the relevant pages in Heichelheim (6th edition). We'll start by reading the recent translation in the Loeb Classical Library of books 31-35.

Sections capped at: 5 students. If the course is sold-out, please fill out this waiting-list form.

Thursdays, 1:00p.m.


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Albert Requejo

Albert has earned degrees in Classics from the University of Washington, Seattle, with the dissertation: Columella's Georgics: Form, Method, Intertextuality, Ideology. He has a special interest in the history and historiography of the republic and the early principate. Since 2013 he has been working on the ‘natural’ method and been involved in conventicula on active Latin and Greek pedagogy (CAELVM, UKentucky Conventiculm, Paideia, etc.) He currently teaches High School Latin from levels 1 to A.P., and has taught high-school Greek. He enjoys learning modern languages and is now working on the Slavic family of languages.