Ancient Greek and Roman History

Ancient Greek and Roman History

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 60

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Cedilnik Alenka, doc. dr. Lovenjak Milan

Content

Sources for Greek history, arrival of Indo-Europeans to Greece, period of Creto-Mycenaean civilization, Doric migration, formation of city-states (polis), Greek colonization of the Mediterranean, social order in the Archaic period, Greco-Persian Wars, Delian League and the period of Athenian supremacy in Greece, Athens in the period of Pericles, Peloponnesian War, the period of Spartan hegemony, social order in the Classical period, rise of Macedonia and the period of Alexander the Great, Hellenism, incorporation of Greece into the Roman state, communications of the present Slovenian territory with the Greek world.
Sources for Roman history, Italy during the Bronze Age, immigration of Italici and Etruscans, the period of Etruscan kings, the founding of the Republic and the development during the early period (5th and 4th century BC), gradual expansion of the Roman state along the Italian peninsula and the Mediterranean, wars with Carthage, Pyrrhus and Hellenistic states in the east, the great slave rebellions in the period of the Roman Republic, social disorders and civil wars at the end of the Republic, transition into monarchy, period of early Empire from Augustus to Diocletian (Principate), period from Diocletian to the fall of the Western Roman Empire (Dominate), political history of the Imperial period, expansion of Christianity, reasons for the fall of the Western Roman Empire, Eastern Roman Empire to transition onto the Byzantine period.