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History Research Guide: Ancient Rome Supplemental Readings (Hockstra)

This guide will point students to print and online sources which are useful when researching historical topics.

The Christian Revolution and The Fall of the West-Background Information

The following readings cover the spread and official status of Christianity in the later Roman Empire as well as the downfall of the Western Roman Empire.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

The Five Good Emperors and Roman Decline-Background Information

The following readings cover the period of the Five Good Emperors through the reigns of Diocletian and Constantine.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

Roman Provincial Life and Law-Background Information

The following readings cover Roman Law and life in the Roman Provinces.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

Julio-Claudians and Gladiators-Background Information

The following readings cover the period of the Julio-Claudian Emperors and also deal with gladiators and gladiatorial games.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

Roman Leisure and Slavery-Background Information

The following readings cover Roman leisure time activities, dining, and the role of slavery in Roman society.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

Roman Builders-Background Information

The following readings cover Roman engineering, building, and architecture.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

Augustinian Reformation and Roman Family, Education, and Religion-Background Information

Triumvirate and Roman Army-Background Information

The following readings cover the period of the Triumvirate to the founding of the Empire and rise of Augustus.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

Late Republic, Civil War, Julius Caesar-Background Readings

The following readings cover the late Republic and Civil War, through the rise of Julius Caesar and his Assassination.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

Agrarian Revolution and Oligarchs-Background

The following readings cover the period of the Agricultural Revolutions and Oligarchic Reaction at the time of the Late Republic.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

Punic Wars-Background Reading

The following readings cover the three Punic Wars plus events at the time in Rome and Carthage.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

Early Rome-Background Information

The following readings cover the early period of Rome, from its founding through the period of the Tarquin Dynasty.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

The Christian Revolution and The Fall of the West-In-Depth Sources

The following readings cover the spread and official status of Christianity in the later Roman Empire as well as the downfall of the Western Roman Empire.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

The Five Good Emperors and Roman Decline-In-Depth Sources

The following readings cover the period of the Five Good Emperors through the reigns of Diocletian and Constantine.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

Roman Provincial Life and Law-Articles and In-Depth Sources

The following readings cover Roman Law and life in the Roman Provinces.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

Julio-Claudians and Gladiators-Articles and In-Depth Sources

The following readings cover the period of the Julio-Claudian Emperors and also deal with gladiators and gladiatorial games.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

Roman Leisure and Slavery-Articles and In-Depth Sources

The following readings cover Roman leisure time activities, dining, and the role of slavery in Roman society.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

Roman Builders-Articles and In-Depth Sources

The following readings cover Roman engineering, building, and architecture.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

Augustinian Reformation and Roman Family, Education, and Religion-In-Depth Sources

Triumvirate and Roman Army-Articles and In-Depth Sources

The following readings cover the period of the Triumvirate to the founding of the Empire and rise of Augustus.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

Late Republic, Civil War, Julius Caesar-In-Depth Sources

The following readings cover the late Republic and Civil War, through the rise of Julius Caesar and his Assassination.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

Agrarian Revolution and Oligarchs-Articles and In-Depth Sources

The following readings cover the period of the Agricultural Revolutions and Oligarchic Reaction at the time of the Late Republic.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

Punic Wars-Articles and In-Depth Sources

The following readings cover the three Punic Wars plus events at the time in Rome and Carthage.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

Early Rome-Articles and In-Depth Sources

The following readings cover the early period of Rome, from its founding through the period of the Tarquin Dynasty.  NOTE: you may need your 7 digit Carroll ID to access some of these sources.

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