From the Punic Wars to the Late Republic

From the Punic Wars to the Late Republic

Course Description: In this course we will survey and discuss the history of the Roman republic from the First Punic War to the 'late' republic. The common (base) text will be Ward, Heichelheim, Yeo: 'A History of the Roman People.' We will also read passages from the relevant historians of the Punic Wars and middle and late republic in translation or other works as interest on specific topics arises.


Level: This course is open to teachers, and history enthusiasts. Readings, from either the basic texts or from primary sources, will be assigned in order to lead our weekly discussion.

Textbook: Ward/Heichelheim/Yeo 'A History of the Roman People'; Polybius: the Rise of the Roman Empire (Penguin edition). 

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

Mondays, 12pm EDT


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Albert Requejo

Albert (PhD Classics) teaches High School Latin (and Greek when opportunity arises). His interest lies in Roman History, especially the republican period.