Course Information
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600019276

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Istorías kai Archaiologías 2020-2021

Registered students: 4
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
ISTORIASSpecialization Core CoursesWinter/Spring-7

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students are expected to • become familiar with the thematic unit in its entirety • be able to evaluate different scholarly approaches to the thematic unit • acquire in-depth knowledge of a special subject within the thematic unit • develop further their critical and synthetic abilities to produce written work with the use of sources and bibliography • improve their ability to assess and evaluate historical questions through the construction of appropriate arguments • become familiar with interdisciplinary approaches tothe thematic unit
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course aims at examining the formation and function of the political institutions which defined the political structure and the ideological profile of the Roman Republic as well as the Principate.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Power-Point and the AUTH e-leaning platform will be used. Communication through emails.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment95
Written assigments45
Student Assessment
Evaluation is based on (a) written exams (50% of the overall grade), followed by (b) oral exams (30%) on a given list of books dealing with the thematic unit, and (c) the submission of a written essay of up to 5,000 words (20%), based on secondary and/or published sources to be delivered by the end of classes. The criteria for assessment include the bibliographical research, the critical approach to the sources used, the quality of writing, and the proper and consistent use of a reference system. A manual for academic essay-writing is available on the Department’s webpage. Written exams, mostly involving questions that require critical thinking.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Κ.Μπουραζέλης, Οι Τρόφιμοι της Λύκαινας, ΜΙΕΤ 2017.
Additional bibliography for study
G. Alföldy, Ιστορία της ρωμαϊκής κοινωνίας (μετάφραση Άγγελος Χανιώτης), Αθήνα 1992. K.Bringmann, A History of the Roman Republic, Cambridge 2007. M. Crawford, Η Ρεπουμπλικανική Ρώμη (μτφρ. Ν. Ρουμπέκας, Ο. Παναγιωτίδου), Θεσσαλονίκη 2016 Jean Andreau - Raymond Descat, Δούλος στην Ελλάδα και τη Ρώμη (μτφρ. Δ. Παπαδουκάκης), Αθήνα 2013. Cambridge Ancient History (second edition), volumes VII.2, VIII, ΙΧ. N. Rosenstein, R. Morstein-Marx (επιμ.), A Companion to the Roman Republic, Oxford 2006. A. Lintott, Imperium Romanum. Politics and Administration, London 1993 H. Flower (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Republic, Cambridge 2004. W. M. Beard- M. H. Crawford, Rome in the Late Republic, London 1985. Cl. Nicolet (ed.), Rome et la conquete du monde mediterraneen tome 1. Les structures de l' Italie Romaine, Paris 1977. Cl. Nicolet, The World of the Citizen in Republican Rome, London 1980. P. A. Brunt, Social Conflicts in the Roman Republic, London 1971. P. A. Brunt, The Fall of the Roman Republic, Oxford 1988 E. T. Salmon, Roman Colonization, London 1969. A. N. Sherwin-White, Roman Citizenship, Oxford 1973 (second edition) P. A. Brunt, Italian Manpower, Oxford 1987 (revised edition) T. W. Potter, Roman Italy, London 1987. M. Humbert, Municipium et civitas sine suffragio, Paris 1978. W. Kunkel, An Introduction to Roman Legal and Constitutional History, Oxford 1973 (second edition) D. Stockton, The Gracchi, Oxford 1979 A. Lintott, Violence in Republican Rome, Oxford 1968 F. Hinard, Les proscriptions de la Rome republicain, Rome 1985 E. S. Gruen, The Last Generation of the Roman Republic, Berkeley-Los Angeles 1974. W. Nippel, Public Order in Ancient Rome, London 1995. H. Mouritsen, Plebs and Politics in the Late Roman Republic, New York 2001. F. Millar, The Crowd in Rome in the Late Republic, Ann Arbor 1998. R.Syme, The Roman Revolution,1939. P. Vanderbroeck, Popular Leadership and Collective Behavior in the Late Roman Republic, Amsterdam 1987.
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