101352 - Investigación Básica en Historia de Roma (ORIENTACIÓN HISTORIA ANTIGUA) - Curso 2011/2012
- Tipo: Materia Ordinaria RD 1497/1987
- Departamentos: Historia I
- Áreas: Historia Antigua
- Centro: Facultad de Geografía e Historia
- Convocatoria: Primer Cuatrimestre
- Docencia y Matrícula: null
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Existen programas da materia para los siguientes idiomas:CastellanoGallegoInglésCourse objectives
To understand the specificity of the Roman social formation as regards its fundamentals and the dynamic elements that caused its exhaustion.Contents
1. The birth of Rome. New concept of citizen, new model of “State”. Separation of ethnic group and politics in the adscription of the individual to the social group.
2. Roman political theory: law and society, city and political constitution. Civitas, respublica, populus: the different aspects of the political community. The Roman innovations.
3. Fundamentals of the constitution of the Empire. An expansion model. Romanization as objective.
4. The different ways of relation and integration of kingdoms and communities in the Roman Republic. Client kingdoms, associated kingdoms. The spreading of the citizens to the provinces.
5. The dedition, subjection and surrender. The survival of indigenous structures and ways of life inside the Empire. The Roman view of the Barbarian and the foreigner.
6. Roman political philosophy. Utopia: Roma aeterna, aeternitas rerum.
7. Desire of stability of a historical model. The organization of the country and the city, the production and the resources as basis for stability.
8. The strangulation of the Empire cities. Social class, status and features.
9. The keys of the decadence of the Roman Empire.Basic and complementary bibliography
F. de Martino, Historia de la Constitución Romana
Storia di Roma de Edit. Einaudi (the corresponding parts)
There is not a handbook dealing with the whole of the subject.Competence
Analytical knowledge of the historical evolution of the Roman world, by becoming acquainted with the conceptual steps that will be also useful for other periods and societies.Teaching methodology
Theoretical and practical joint sessions.
Academically supervised activity: discussion with the teacher about old and modern texts chosen in the classroom, for carrying out an essay.Assessment system
Assessment of the essay.
The proportion in the Final Note of each item (Exam and Essay) is not previously stated.Study time and individual work
Minimum: hours for sessions, discussion and study, approximately 120 hours.Recommendations for the study of the subject
It is recommended a basic knowledge of Latin and modern languages for increasing the possibilities of bibliographic consultation.Comments
Following the academic norms, attendance to lectures and to practical exercises is obligatory. Otherwise it is not allowed to take part in the Final Exam.