2_18_09 - Classics 222 notes for 2/18/09 If you are writing...

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Classics 222 notes for 2/18/09 If you are writing the second paper, due 2/27, the topic will be posted in the Course Documents area of the Blackboard site since 12:01am on 2/20. Note that class will not meet on Friday, 2/20. The exam came back and we went over it. Median was 83.0 (!), average was 79.6. Many people did very well. Some did not. If you are disappointed in your performance and would like to talk about how to improve it, please meet with Dr. Craig at your earliest convenience. Please note that we have no reading except for the notes until 2/27. This is all the more reason to download and study the notes in a timely way. Roman History I. Ways Rome and Greece are different 1. Roman Civilization is much later. (Rome is founded April 21, 753) When Homer is being produced, Romans are still living in huts. 2. Roman government is different Kings (monarchy) expelled in 509. And the Romans get what is supposed to be a Republic. This republic is not like ours. Governed by small group of nobles- oligarchy. They have their own interests at heart. Rome never had a radical democracy. 3. Roman Empire Rome conquers largest empire the world has ever seen. Mediterranean becomes a Roman lake. Romans are the super power. They have similar feelings to those of some Americans.
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2009 for the course CLASSICS 222 taught by Professor Craig during the Spring '09 term at University of Tennessee.

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