ROMAN HISTORY I (RH1-A)

Course Registration No. SOC-738

COURSE OVERVIEW

The first of a two-semester course. Includes readings and assignments from Christ the King: Lord of History;  Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures: Volume 1;  Livy: The Early History of Rome;  Livy: Rome and Italy;  Livy: The War with Hannibal;  Plutarch's Lives: Volumes 1 and 2;  Sallust: The Conspiracy of Catiline.

     

    BOOKS AND MATERIALS

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    Christ the King, Lord of History: A Catholic World History from Ancient to Modern Times

    • Author: Anne Carroll
    • Publisher/Copyright: Rockford, IL: TAN Books, 1994. Print.
    • ISBN: 0895555034        978-0895555038
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    474 pages; 31 lessons; comprehension questions and projects ideas for each chapter; index. Grades 7 - 10. Used as the guiding narrative for many of the high school courses. Keep it in your home library until all of your children have graduated.

    Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures: A Concise History: Volume I to 1740, 2nd Edition

    • Author: Lynn Hunt, et al.
    • Publisher/Copyright: Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006. Print.
    • ISBN: 0312439458        978-0312439453
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    ORDER BY ISBN NUMBER. "Making of the West" is a SECULAR, lower division college text that is used in St. Thomas Aquinas Academy's U.S. Studies IA, Greek Studies I & II, Roman Studies I & II, and European Studies I & II courses. Note that this is the CONCISE version of the textbook. While the page numbers will not line up exactly, the 3rd edition of the CONCISE version will work just as well as the 2nd edition of the CONCISE version. Amazon.com regularly has used copies available for 25-75% off the new price. 607 pages.

    Livy: The Early History of Rome (Books I-V) [tr. Aubrey De Selincourt]

    • Author: Titus Livy
    • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 2002. Print.
    • Translator: Aubrey de Selincourt
    • ISBN: 0140448098        978-0140448092
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    Penguin Classics; Revised edition.

    Livy: Rome and Italy: Books VI-X of the History of Rome from its Foundation

    • Author: Titus Livy
    • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 1982. Print.
    • Translator: Betty Radice
    • ISBN: 0140443886        978-0140443882
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    384 pages.

    Livy: The War with Hannibal: Books XXI-XXX of the History of Rome from its Foundation

    • Author: Livy
    • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 1965. Print.
    • Translator: Aubrey De Selincourt
    • ISBN: 014044145X        
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    712 pages; maps; chronological table; index.

    Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 1 (Modern Library Classics)

    • Author: Plutarch
    • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
    • Translator: John Dryden, Arthur Hugh Clough
    • ISBN: 0375756760        978-0375756764
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    816 pages.

    Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 2 (Modern Library Classics)

    • Author: Plutarch
    • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
    • Translator: John Dryden
    • ISBN: 0375756779        978-0375756771
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    752 pages.

    Sallust : The Jugurthine War and The Conspiracy of Catiline

    • Author: Sallust
    • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Books, 1963. Print.
    • Translator: S. A. Handford
    • ISBN: 0140441328        
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    240 pages; Penguin Classics; Reissue edition (February 28, 1964); 2 parts; 19 chapters; maps; index.

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