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This list relates to the semester Semester 1 2019 which does not start until 01/01/2019
  1. Ancient Writers 5 items
    1. Seven commentaries on the Gallic war - Julius Caesar, Carolyn Hammond, Aulus Hirtius 1998, c1996

      Book Required

    2. The Civil war: with the anonymous Alexandrian, African, and Spanish wars - Julius Caesar, John M. Carter, Aulus Hirtius 1998

      Book Required

    3. Selected political speeches of Cicero - Marcus Tullius Cicero 1969

      Book Recommended

    4. Lives of the Caesars - Catharine Edwards, Suetonius 2000

      Book Recommended

    5. Fall of the Roman Republic - Plutarch, Rex Warner, Robin Saeger 2005

      Book Recommended

  2. Ancient Sources in Translation 4 items
    1. Ancient Rome: from the early Republic to the assassination of Julius Caesar - Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland 2005

      Book Required

    2. Roman civilization: selected readings - Naphtali Lewis, Meyer Reinhold 1990

      Book Recommended Refer to volume 1: The Republic and the Augustan Age. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

  3. Modern Works 8 items
    1. Caesar: life of a colossus - Adrian Goldsworthy 2006

      Book Required

    2. A companion to Julius Caesar - Miriam T. Griffin 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Required

    3. Caesar: A Biography - Christian Meier, David McLintock 1995

      Book Recommended

    4. Julius Caesar: a life - Antony Kamm 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    5. Caesar's legacy: civil war and the emergence of the Roman Empire - Josiah Osgood 2006

      Book Recommended

    6. Caesar: a life in western culture - Maria Wyke 2007

      Book Recommended

    7. Always I am Caesar - W. Jeffrey Tatum, Wiley InterScience (Online service) 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

  4. Readings for Tutorial and Coursework Essay Questions 286 items
    1. 1. The Roman Nobility and Roman Politics 41 items
      Question: Is it true that the noble families dominated politics under the Roman Republic? Answer in detail.
      1. Ancient Rome: from the early Republic to the assassination of Julius Caesar - Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland 2005

        Book Required Read §1.54, 2.39-40, 2.46, 3.74, 9.2-3, 9.6, 9.24-5, 11.14, 11.16, 12.43, 14.7 (on "nobiles": ‘nobles’), 1.54, 2.39-40, 4.32, 4.35, 9.3, 9.6-9, 9.24-5, 10.1, 14.7 (on "novi homines": ‘new men’), 8.38, 8.40, 12.21, 12.27, 12.41, 13.1, 13.3-4, 13.20, 13.22-3, 13.43 (on "optimates": ‘best men’). High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      2. Rome in the late Republic - Mary Beard, Michael H. Crawford 1985

        Book Required Read chapters 1: The Nature of the Problem; 4: Political Institutions; and 5: The Working of Politics. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      3. Ancient Sources 4 items
        1. The Histories - Polybius, W. R. Paton, F. W. Walbank, Christian Habicht 2010

          Book Further

        2. The rise of the Roman Empire - Polybius, F. W. Walbank, Ian Scott-Kilvert 1979

          Book Further

      4. Modern Works 33 items
        1. Roman political ideas and practice - Frank Adcock 1959

          Book Further Read chapters 1-3. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        2. Chapter II: Polybius - F.W. Walbank 1966

          Chapter Further

        3. The Roman nobility - Matthias Gelzer, Robin Seager 1969

          Book Further Read pp. 1-139: Preface and ‘Introduction. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        4. The Oxford classical dictionary - Antony Spawforth, Esther Eidinow, Simon Hornblower 2012

          Book Further Read entry 'Polybius'

        5. Page 173: Polybius - G. Piddock 1980

          Chapter Further

        6. A history of the Roman world: 753 to 146 BC - H. H. Scullard c2013 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read chapter XV: Roman Policy and the Government

        7. From the Gracchi to Nero: A History of Rome from 133 BC to AD 68 - H. H. Scullard 2011

          Book Further Read chapter I: Rome At The Cross-roads

        8. Nobiles and Novi Reconsidered - D. R. Shackleton Bailey 22/1986

          Article Further

        9. The fall of the Roman Republic and related essays - P. A. Brunt 1988

          Book Further Read chs. 8 [on clientela] and 9 [on factions] rebuts the ‘Münzerian’ approach to the Roman nobility. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        10. The Roman republic - Michael H. Crawford 1992

          Book Further Read chapter 3: The Roman Governing Classes. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        11. Democracy in Rome - John North Mar 1994

          Article Further

        12. The Oxford classical dictionary - Antony Spawforth, Esther Eidinow, Simon Hornblower 2012

          Book Further Read entry "Polybius"

        13. The crowd in Rome in the late Republic - Fergus Millar 2002

          Book Further

        14. The constitution of the Roman Republic - Andrew Lintott 1999

          Book Further

        15. Roman aristocratic parties and families - Friedrich Münzer, Thérèse Ridley 1999

          Book Further

        16. Political life in the city of Rome - John R. Patterson 2000

          Book Further

        17. Plebs and politics in the late Roman Republic - Henrik Mouritsen 2001 (electronic resource)

          Book Further

        18. The Cambridge companion to the Roman Republic 2014 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read chapter 2: Power and Process under the Republican “Constitution”

    2. 2. Caesar’s Women 39 items
      Question: Discuss the influence on Caesar exerted by the prominent women in his life, e.g. Aurelia, his mother; Cornelia, his first wife, the daughter of Cinna; Julia, his aunt, the wife of Marius; Pompeia, his second wife, divorced after the Bona Dea scandal of 63 BC; Julia, his daughter, the wife of Pompey; Servilia, his lover, the mother of Brutus; Calpurnia, his third wife, daughter of the consul of 58 BC; and Cleopatra of Egypt, mother of Caesarion.
      1. Ancient Rome: from the early Republic to the assassination of Julius Caesar - Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland 2005

        Book Required Read §2.63 (Caesar as orator), 2.71 (games as aedile), 2.74, 6.20 (games in memory of Julia), 6.13 (pirates), 6.13 (prosecution of Dolabella), 6.13, 6.53 (education), 7.35 (Marius), 7.45, 7.60, 12.87 (sexual proclivities), 7.85 (Pompeia), 9.30, 12.20 (Rabirius), 11.40, 13.34 (Sulla), 12.2 (Lepidus), 12.8 (the lex Gabinia), 12.20-1 (Catiline), 12.77 (burial of Julia), 12.78-9 (Julia’s death, new marriage alliance). High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      2. The Oxford Classical Dictionary 01/01/2012

        Book Required s.v. ‘Aurelia’, ‘Cornelia’, ‘Julia, wife of Marius’, Pompeia, ‘Julia, daughter of Caesar’, ‘Servilia, mother of Brutus’, ‘Calpurnia’, ‘Cleopatra’.

      3. Always I am Caesar - W. Jeffrey Tatum 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Required Read chapter 5: My True and Honourable Wife: Cornelia and Pompeia, Calpurnia and Cleopatra

      4. A companion to Julius Caesar - Miriam T. Griffin 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Required Read chapter 9: Friends, Associates, and Wives

      5. Ancient Sources 1 item
        1. Roman civilization: selected readings - Naphtali Lewis, Meyer Reinhold 1990

          Book Further Volume 1: s.v. 'Women'. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      6. Modern Works 34 items
        1. The Rise of Julius Caesar - Lily Ross Taylor 1957-3

          Article Further

        2. Catullus - Julia Haig Gaisser, Wiley InterScience (Online service) 2009 (electronic resource)

          Book Further

        3. Fabula Clodiana - J. P. V. D. Balsdon 1966

          Article Further

        4. Caesar: politician and statesman - Matthias Gelzer, Peter Needham 1968

          Book Further

        5. The Oxford classical dictionary - Antony Spawforth, Esther Eidinow, Simon Hornblower 2012

          Book Further s.v. ‘Aurelia’, ‘Cornelia’, ‘Julia, wife of Marius’, Pompeia, ‘Julia, daughter of Caesar’, ‘Servilia, mother of Brutus’, ‘Calpurnia’, ‘Cleopatra’.

        6. Cleopatra - Michael Grant 1972

          Book Further

        7. Women in Roman law & society - Jane F. Gardner 2009 (electronic resource)

          Book Further

        8. Cleopatra: histories, dreams, and distortions - Lucy Hughes-Hallett 1990

          Book Further

        9. Cicero and the Bona Dea Scandal - W. Jeffrey Tatum 07/1990

          Article Further

        10. Women and politics in ancient Rome - Richard A. Bauman 1992 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read pp. 73-76: Servilia

        11. The Roman family - Suzanne Dixon 1992

          Book Further

        12. Cleopatras - J. E. G. Whitehorne 1994 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read chapter 15: Cleopatra VII's Suicide.

        13. Cleopatra: from history to legend - Edith Flamarion c1997

          Book Further

        14. Religions of Rome - Mary Beard, John North, Simon Price 1998

          Book Further Read pp. 129-130: The Trial of Clodius. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        15. Cleopatra - Pat Southern 2007

          Book Further

        16. The patrician tribune: Publius Clodius Pulcher - W. Jeffrey Tatum ©1999 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read chapter 3: The Bona Dea Scandal

        17. Roman Homosexuality: Ideologies of Masculinity in Classical Antiquity - Craig A. Williams 1999 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read p. 165.

        18. Reading Roman women: sources, genres, and real life - Suzanne Dixon 2001

          Book Further

        19. Dreams, Religion and Politics in Republican Rome - Patrick Kragelund 2001

          Article Further Read especially pp. 55-56 on Calpurnia.

        20. Gendering Clodius - Eleanor Winsor Leach 2001

          Article Further

        21. Catullus and the poetics of Roman manhood - David Wray 2004 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read pages 71-75

        22. Cleopatra: beyond the myth - Michel Chauveau 2002

          Book Further

        23. Pompey the Great: a political biography - Robin Seager 2002 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read p. 137.

        24. Cleopatra and Rome - Diana E. E. Kleiner 2005 (electronic resource)

          Book Further

        25. Cleopatra and Egypt - Sally-Ann Ashton, Sally-Ann Ashton 2008 (electronic resource)

          Book Further

        26. A Companion to Julius Caesar 2009

          Book Further Read chapter 10: Caesar the Man

    3. 3. Caesar as Pontifex Maximus 19 items
      Question: What significance did Caesar attach to the office of pontifex maximus?
      1. Ancient Rome: from the early Republic to the assassination of Julius Caesar - Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland 2005

        Book Required Read §3.19 (flamen Dialis), 3.20, 13.74 (pontifex maximus), 3.29 (calendar reforms), 3.34 (on the Druids), 3.41, 13.64 (omens of his death), 7.85 (Pompeia and Bona Dea). High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      2. Religions of Rome - Mary Beard, John North, Simon Price 1998

        Book Required Read pp. 129-132 & 234. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      3. Always I am Caesar - William Jeffrey Tatum 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Required Read chapter 3: Pontifex Maximus: Caesar and the Manipulation of Civic Religion

      4. A companion to Julius Caesar - Miriam T. Griffin 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Required Read chapter 8: Caesar and Religion

      5. Ancient Sources 1 item
        1. Roman civilization: selected readings - Naphtali Lewis, Meyer Reinhold 1990

          Book Further Read vol. 1, pp. 1-2, 64, 73, 138, 155, 509, 553-4, 611. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      6. Modern Works 14 items
        1. Chapter 4: Manipulating the State Religion - Lily Ross Taylor 1949

          Chapter Further Read pages 92-93

        2. Divus Julius - Stefan Weinstock 1971

          Book Further

        3. Roman Republican coinage - Michael H. Crawford 2014

          Book Further See coin no. 480.7a

        4. The Last Age of the Roman Republic, 146-43 BC. - J. A Crook, A. W. Lintott, Elizabeth Rawson 1992

          Book Further Read chapter 19: Religion esp p. 742.

        5. Caesar: A Biography - Christian Meier, David McLintock 1995

          Book Further Read pp. 160-162. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        6. The patrician tribune: Publius Clodius Pulcher - W. Jeffrey Tatum ©1999 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read pp. 104-111.

        7. Dreams, Religion and Politics in Republican Rome - Patrick Kragelund Kragelund 2001

          Article Further Read esp. pp. 55-6 on Calpurnia.

        8. Pontifex Optimus Maximus: the office of Pontifex Maximus from the Middle Republic to Caesar - Timothy Graham Charles Hamlyn 2011

          Book Further

    4. 4. Caesar and the Optimates in 60-59 BC 32 items
      Question: To what degree was Caesar able to overcome the opposition of optimates in the years 60-59 BC?
      1. Ancient Rome: from the early Republic to the assassination of Julius Caesar - Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland 2005

        Book Required Read §7.60 (Caesar and Nicomedes), 12.36-8 (Caesar in 60 BC), 12.39-40 (the ‘First Triumvirate’), 12.41-51 (first consulship), 12.46, 12.52-4 (Clodius not an agent of the triumvirs), 12.55-7 (Cato neutralized), 12.67, 13.1, 13.3-4, 13.13, 13.19, 13.42 (Bibulus’ later career).High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      2. Chapter 3: The Consulship - Matthias Gelzer 1968

        Chapter Required

      3. Pompey the Great: a political biography - Robin Seager 2002 (electronic resource)

        Book Required Read chapter 8: The Consulship of Caesar

      4. Ancient Sources 3 items
        1. Caesar and Roman Politics, 60-50 B.C. - James Sabben-Clare 1971

          Book Further Read chapter 1. Caesar’s Consulship

        2. Roman civilization: selected readings - Naphtali Lewis, Meyer Reinhold 1990

          Book Further Read pp. 293-294 and 297-298. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      5. Modern Works 25 items
        1. Chapter 4: Manipulating the State Religion - Lily Ross Taylor 1949

          Unknown Type Further Read page 95: Bibulus’ observation of the omens. For online access to this chapter, see this same reference in Topic/Week 3 "Caesar as Pontifex Maximus".

        2. The magistrates of the Roman Republic - T. Robert S Broughton 1984

          Book Further Read pp. 187-8, 196: in reaction to Bibulus’ use of obnuntiatio

        3. Cicero: a portrait - Elizabeth Rawson 1983, c1975 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read p. 110: unpopularity of the triumvirate

        4. Chapter 12: The Three-headed monster - P. A. L. Greenhalgh 1980

          Chapter Further Pages 223-226: The Vettius Affair

        5. The "Lex Iulia Agraria" - M. H. Crawford Jan 1, 1989

          Article Further

        6. Cicero, the senior statesman - Thomas N. Mitchell ©1991 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read pages 98-113

        7. The Last Age of the Roman Republic, 146-43 BC. - J. A Crook, A. W. Lintott, Elizabeth Rawson 1992

          Book Further Read chapters 8a: Lucullus, Pompey and the East (c.f. 365-6.); and, 9: The Senate and the Populares, 69–60 b.c.

        8. The last generation of the Roman Republic - Erich S. Gruen 1974

          Book Further Read Pages 90-102: The Impact of the Triumvirate. High Use copy held in Social Sciences & Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        9. Caesar: A Biography - Christian Meier, David McLintock 1995

          Book Further Read pp. 204-23. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        10. Chapter X: The annulment of laws passed by violence - Andrew Lintott 1999

          Chapter Further Read Page 135: Bibulus’ observation of the omens

        11. The patrician tribune: Publius Clodius Pulcher - W. Jeffrey Tatum ©1999 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read pp. 104-11.

        12. Roman Homosexuality: Ideologies of Masculinity in Classical Antiquity - Craig A. Williams 1999 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read p. 165.

        13. Caesar: life of a colossus - Adrian Goldsworthy 2006 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read chapter 8: Consul.

        14. Julius Caesar - Pat Southern 2001

          Book Further Read pp. 49-61. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        15. Julius Caesar: a life - Antony Kamm 2006 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read chapter 4: Praetor And Consul 62-59 B.C.

        16. Chapter IV: Consul - Philip Freeman 2008

          Chapter Further

        17. Always I am Caesar - W. Jeffrey Tatum 2008 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read chapter 3: Pontifex Maximus: Caesar and the Manipulation of Civic Religion

        18. Julius Caesar: the colossus of Rome - Richard A. Billows 2009

          Book Further Read chapter V: The Long Year 59 BCE.

        19. A companion to Julius Caesar - Miriam T. Griffin 2009 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read chapter 3: Caesar as a Politician.

    5. 5. Caesar in Gaul, 58-57 BC 32 items
      Question: What were Caesar’s major military aims in Gaul in 58 and 57 BC?
      1. Seven commentaries on the Gallic war - Julius Caesar, Carolyn Hammond, Aulus Hirtius 1998, c1996

        Book Required Read Books 1-2, esp. 1.1-12 (migration of the Helvetii), 1.29.1-3 (massacre of the Helvetii), 1.43.5 (implies a motion by Caesar on behalf of Ariovistus), 2.15, 2.17-18 (the Nervii), 4.20 (Britain). High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      2. Ancient Sources 5 items
        1. Pro Milone. In Pisonem. Pro Scauro. Pro Fonteio. Pro Rabirio Postumo. Pro Marcello. Pro Ligario. Pro Rege Deiotaro - Cicero, N. H. Watts 1931

          Book Further Read Pro Fonteio 11-18 (levies of troops and forced labour in Gaul).

        2. Plutarch's Lives - Plutarch, Bernadotte Perrin 1919

          Book Further Read chapters 15 (one million Gauls killed and one million captured) and 19 (amicitia [friendship] rather than foedus [treaty] with Ariovistus).

        3. Caesar and Roman Politics, 60-50 B.C. - James Sabben-Clare 1971

          Book Further Read chapters 2: Caesar’s Provincial Command; and, 3: Caesar’s Plans for Conquest.

        4. Roman civilization: selected readings - Naphtali Lewis, Meyer Reinhold 1990

          Book Further Read vol 1, pp. 216-28. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        5. Ancient Rome: from the early Republic to the assassination of Julius Caesar - Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland 2005

          Book Further Read §2.35 (Caesar’s triumphs), 5.14 (army pay), 5.17 (siegeworks, 57 BC), 6.2, 6.10-11 (slaves from Gaul), 12.24 (Caesar on Cicero), 12.64-6 (in Gaul). High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      3. Modern Works 23 items
        1. The magistrates of the Roman Republic - T. Robert S Broughton 1984

          Book Further Read p 197.

        2. The Veracity of Caesar - J. P. V. D. Balsdon 1957-3

          Article Further

        3. Caesar as an Imperialist - A. N. Sherwin-White 1957-3

          Article Further

        4. Caesar: politician and statesman - Matthias Gelzer, Peter Needham 1968

          Book Further Read chapter 4: The Proconsulship. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        5. Pages 417-456: Julius Caesar and His Writings - Leo Raditsa 1973

          Chapter Further

        6. From the Gracchi to Nero: A History of Rome from 133 BC to AD 68 - H. H. Scullard 2011

          Book Further Read chapter VIII: The Second Triumvirate

        7. The Last Age of the Roman Republic, 146-43 BC. - J. A Crook, A. W. Lintott, Elizabeth Rawson 1992

          Book Further Read chapter 10: Caesar, Pompey and Rome, 59–50 b.c., esp. 381-8, 408-17 (with map of the Gallic peoples, p. 382).

        8. Caesar: A Biography - Christian Meier, David McLintock 1995

          Book Further

        9. Chapter 11: Achievement in Gaul - Christian Meier, David McLintock 1995

          Chapter Further Read pp. 224-264. For online access to this chapter, see this same reference in Topic "6. Caesar and Vercingetorix."

        10. Julius Caesar as artful reporter: the war commentaries as political instruments - Kathryn Elizabeth Welch, Anton Powell 2009

          Book Further Read pp. 62-94. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        11. Julius Caesar - Pat Southern 2001

          Book 

        12. Caesar's Gallic Wars, 58-50 BC - Catherine Gilliver 2002

          Book Further Read chapters 1-4.

        13. Rome and the Barbarians, 100 B.C.-A.D. 400 - Thomas S. Burns 2003

          Book Further Read chapter 3: Through Caesar’s Eyes

        14. Caesar: life of a colossus - Adrian Goldsworthy 2006 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read pp. 184-252.

        15. Julius Caesar: a life - Antony Kamm 2006 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read chapter 5: The General: Gaul and Britain 58-55 BC

        16. Julius Caesar - Philip Freeman 2008

          Book Further Read pp. 112-171. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        17. Always I am Caesar - W. Jeffrey Tatum 2008 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read chapter 2: Conquests and Glories, Triumphs and Spoils: Caesar and the Ideology of Roman Imperialism.

        18. Julius Caesar: the colossus of Rome - Richard A. Billows 2009

          Book Further Read chapter VI: The Conquest of Gaul.

        19. A companion to Julius Caesar - Miriam T. Griffin 2009 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read chapter 7: General and Imperialist

    6. 6. Caesar and Vercingetorix 21 items
      Question: How fortunate was Caesar to crush the Gallic revolts of 54-52 BC? Answer in detail.
      1. Seven commentaries on the Gallic war - Julius Caesar, Carolyn Hammond, Aulus Hirtius 1998, c1996

        Book Required Read books 5-7. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      2. Chapter 11: Achievement in Gaul - Christian Meier, David McLintock 1995

        Chapter Required Read pp 265-330, esp. 280-2, 292-3

      3. Caesar: life of a colossus - Adrian Goldsworthy 2006

        Book Required Read pages 269-356. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      4. A companion to Julius Caesar - Miriam T. Griffin 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Required Read chapter 7: General and Imperialist

      5. Ancient Sources 3 items
        1. Roman civilization: selected readings - Naphtali Lewis, Meyer Reinhold 1990

          Book Further Read vol 1, pp. 225-228 (Britain). High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        2. Caesar and Roman Politics, 60-50 B.C. - James Sabben-Clare 1971

          Book Further Read pp. 129-34.

        3. Ancient Rome: from the early Republic to the assassination of Julius Caesar - Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland 2005

          Book Further Read §12.71, 12.83-8 (Britain), 12.89 (Vercingetorix), 13.72, 14.6. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      6. Modern Works 14 items
        1. Julius Caesar: man, soldier, and tyrant - J. F. C. Fuller 1969, c1965

          Book Further

        2. Caesar: politician and statesman - Matthias Gelzer, Peter Needham 1968

          Book Further Read chapter 4. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        3. Pages 417-456: Julius Caesar and His Writings - Leo Raditsa 1973

          Chapter Further For online access to this resource, see this same reference in topic "5. Caesar in Gaul, 58-57 BC."

        4. Roman Republican coinage - Michael H. Crawford 2014

          Book Further See coin no 452/2.

        5. The Last Age of the Roman Republic, 146-43 BC. - J. A Crook, A. W. Lintott, Elizabeth Rawson 1992

          Book Further Read chapter 10: Caesar, Pompey and Rome, 59–50 b.c. (esp 400-2).

        6. Julius Caesar as artful reporter: the war commentaries as political instruments - Kathryn Elizabeth Welch, Anton Powell 2009

          Book Further

        7. Julius Caesar - Pat Southern 2001

          Book Further Read pp. 62-94, 74-7 (on Britain). High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        8. Caesar's legion: the epic saga of Julius Caesar's elite Tenth Legion and the armies of Rome - Stephen Dando-Collins 2002 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read chapter V: Invading Britain

        9. Caesar's Gallic Wars, 58-50 BC - Catherine Gilliver 2002

          Book Further Read chapters 4-8.

        10. The Populus Romanus, Imperium, and Caesar’s Presence in the De Bello Gallico - E. S. Ramage 2002

          Article Further For online access to this resource, see this same reference in topic "5. Caesar in Gaul, 58-57 BC."

        11. Julius Caesar: a life - Antony Kamm 2006 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read chapter 6: The General: Britain to the Rubicon 54-49 BC

        12. Julius Caesar - Philip Freeman 2008

          Book Further Read pp. 199-227. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        13. Always I am Caesar - W. Jeffrey Tatum 2008 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read chapter 2: Conquests and Glories, Triumphs and Spoils: Caesar and the Ideology of Roman Imperialism

        14. Julius Caesar: the colossus of Rome - Richard A. Billows 2009

          Book Further Read chapter VI: The Conquest of Gaul

    7. 7. Caesar’s Dignitas 31 items
      Question: Why did Caesar embark on civil war against the forces of Pompeius?
      1. Ancient Rome: from the early Republic to the assassination of Julius Caesar - Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland 2005

        Book Required Read §2.57, 12.67-9 (conference at Luca), 12.73-4, 13.11 (extension of the Gallic command), 12.76-9 (events of 54 BC), 13.3-18 (opposition of the optimates to the extension of Caesar’s command in Gaul and his second consulship), 13.20-8 (the build-up to civil war). High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      2. Ancient Sources 12 items
        1. Letters to Atticus, Volume I - Cicero, D.R. Shackleton Bailey 1999

          Book Further Read books 7 and 8.

        2. Letters to Friends, Volume I: Letters 1-113 - Cicero, D. R. Shackleton Bailey 2001

          Book Further Read book 8.

        3. The Civil War - Julius Caesar, Jane F. Gardner 2004

          Book Further Read Sections: 1.1-13. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        4. Compendium of Roman History. Res Gestae Divi Augusti - Velleius Paterculus, Frederick W. Shipley 1924

          Book Further Read book 2.48-49

        5. Chapter 1: Julius Caesar - Suetonius, Robert Graves, James B. Rives 2007

          Chapter Further Read pp. 27-33: Life of the Deified Julius

        6. Fall of the Roman Republic - Plutarch, Rex Warner, Robin Seager 2005

          Book Further Read pp. 29-32: Section 1.25-27. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        7. Roman History, Volume II - Appian, Brian McGing 1912

          Book Further Read book 2.32 ff

        8. Roman History, Volume IV: Books 41-45 - Dio Cassius, Earnest Cary, Herbert B. Foster 1916

          Book Further Read book 41.

        9. Caesar and Roman Politics, 60-50 B.C. - James Sabben-Clare 1971

          Book Further Read pp. 135-191.

        10. Roman civilization: selected readings - Naphtali Lewis, Meyer Reinhold 1990

          Book Further Read vol 1, pp. 299-305. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      3. Modern Works 15 items
        1. Caesar: politician and statesman - Matthias Gelzer, Peter Needham 1968

          Book Further Read chapter 5. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        2. The politics of friendship: Pompey and Cicero - Beryl Rawson 1978

          Book Further Read pp. 139-62. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        3. Pompey the Great: A Political Biography - Robin Seager 01/01/2002

          Book Further Read pp. 142-63, 164-66.

        4. Chapter XV: The Military Dynasts - Michael Crawford 1992

          Chapter Further Read pp. 180-5.

        5. The Road to Pharsalus - Graham Wylle 1992

          Article Further

        6. The Last Age of the Roman Republic, 146-43 BC. - J. A Crook, A. W. Lintott, Elizabeth Rawson 1992

          Book Further Read chapter 10: Caesar, Pompey and Rome, 59–50 B.C., pp. 417-23.

        7. Caesar: A Biography - Christian Meier, David McLintock 1995

          Book Further Read pp. 330-67. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        8. Caesar: life of a colossus - Adrian Goldsworthy 2006 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read pp. 358-79.

        9. Julius Caesar - Philip Freeman 2008

          Book Further Read pp. 228-42. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        10. Always I am Caesar - W. Jeffrey Tatum 2008 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read chapter 6: Great Men and Impersonal Groundswells: The Civil War

    8. 8. Campaigns of the Civil War 23 items
      Question: Why did Pompey lose to Caesar in the campaigns of 49-48 BC?
      1. The Civil war: with the anonymous Alexandrian, African, and Spanish wars - Julius Caesar, John M. Carter, Aulus Hirtius 1998

        Book Required Read books 1.1-3.99 (victory at Pharsalus). High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      2. Caesar: A Biography - Christian Meier, David McLintock 1995

        Book Required Read chapter 13: The Civil War. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      3. Caesar: life of a colossus - Adrian Goldsworthy 2006

        Book Required Read pages 367-489. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      4. Julius Caesar: the colossus of Rome - Richard A. Billows 2009

        Book Required Read chapter IX: The Civil Wars Against Pompeius and the Optimates

      5. Ancient Sources 1 item
        1. Ancient Rome: from the early Republic to the assassination of Julius Caesar - Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland 2005

          Book Further Read §13.29-47, 13.73 (Caesar vs. Pompey), 13.48 (events of 47 BC). High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      6. Modern Works 18 items
        1. The magistrates of the Roman Republic - T. Robert S Broughton 1984

          Book Further Read book II.272-84 (49-48 BC).

        2. Julius Caesar: man, soldier, and tyrant - J. F. C. Fuller 1969, c1965

          Book Further

        3. Caesar: politician and statesman - Matthias Gelzer, Peter Needham 1968

          Book Further Read chapter 5. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        4. Pompey: the republican prince - P. A. L. Greenhalgh c1981

          Book Further Read pp. 133-265. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        5. The Road to Pharsalus - Graham Wylle 1992

          Article Further

        6. The Last Age of the Roman Republic, 146-43 BC. - J. A Crook, A. W. Lintott, Elizabeth Rawson 1992

          Book Further Read chapter 11: Caesar: civil war and dictatorship

        7. Caesar and the Mutiny of 47 B.C. - Stefan G. Chrissanthos 2001

          Article Further

        8. Julius Caesar - Pat Southern 2001

          Book Further Read pp. 95-140. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        9. Caesar's civil war: 49-44 BC - Adrian Keith Goldsworthy 2002 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read chs 4-6.

        10. Pompey the Great: A Political Biography - Robin Seager 01/01/2002

          Book Further Read chapter 13: The Civil War

        11. Chapter 6: Civil War - Pat Southern 2002

          Chapter Further

        12. Julius Caesar: a life - Antony Kamm 2006 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read pp. 101-38.

        13. Julius Caesar - Philip Freeman 2008

          Book Further Read pp. 243-342. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        14. A companion to Julius Caesar - Miriam T. Griffin 2009 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read chapter 7: General and Imperialist

    9. 9. Caesar’s Divinity 31 items
      Question: Did Caesar want to be made a god of the Roman state religion?
      1. Ancient Rome: from the early Republic to the assassination of Julius Caesar - Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland 2005

        Book Required Read §7.76 (Lupercalia and kingship), and 13.55 (Caesar’s honours). High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      2. Praesens Divus - J. A. North 11/1975

        Article Required

      3. Chapter 3: Religion in the Late Republic - Mary Beard, John North, Simon Price 1998

        Chapter Required Read esp 140-149.

      4. Emperor worship and Roman religion - Ittai Gradel 2002 (electronic resource)

        Book Required Read chapter 3: Caesar's Divine Honours

      5. Ancient Sources 9 items
        1. Letters to Atticus, Volume I - Cicero, D.R. Shackleton Bailey 1999

          Book Further Read §12.45 & 13.44

        2. Life of Augustus - Nicolaus of Damascus, Clayton Morris 1922

          Book Further Read §20-22.

        3. Plutarch's Lives - Plutarch, Bernadotte Perrin 1919

          Book Further Read Life of Caesar chs. 56-62

        4. Roman History, Volume II - Appian, Brian McGing 1912

          Book Further Read book 2.106-117

        5. Dio's Roman History - Cassius Dio Cocceianus, Earnest Cary, Herbert Baldwin Foster 1914-

          Book Further Read book 44.1-11

        6. Roman civilization: selected readings - Naphtali Lewis, Meyer Reinhold 1990

          Book Further Read vol 1, pp. 306-9, 620-1. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      6. Modern Works 18 items
        1. The divinity of the Roman emperor - Lily Ross Taylor 1981

          Book Further Read chs 3-5. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        2. The Roman Revolution - Ronald Syme 1963 (electronic resource)

          Book Further Read chapter IV: Caesar the Dictator

        3. Caesar's Final Aims - Victor Ehrenberg 1964

          Article Further

        4. Caesar: politician and statesman - Matthias Gelzer, Peter Needham 1968

          Book Further Read chapter 6, 272-333, esp. 307-10. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        5. Divus Julius - Stefan Weinstock 1971

          Book Further Read chs. 13-18, esp. 281-6. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        6. Problems in ancient history - Donald Kagan 1975

          Book Further Read vol 2, VIII: The Roman Revolution—Phase Three: Caesar or Rex? High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        7. Imperial Caesar? - B D Hoyos Nov 1, 1979

          Article Further

        8. Pages 56-72: Divus Iulius - Duncan Fishwick 1987

          Chapter Further

        9. The Last Age of the Roman Republic, 146-43 BC. - J. A Crook, A. W. Lintott, Elizabeth Rawson 1992

          Book Further Read chapters 11: Caesar: civil war and dictatorship, esp. 458-67; and, 19: Religion

        10. Caesar: A Biography - Christian Meier, David McLintock 1995

          Book Further Read pp. 466-79. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        11. Pontifex Optimus Maximus: the office of Pontifex Maximus from the Middle Republic to Caesar - Timothy Graham Charles Hamlyn 2011

          Book Further

    10. 10. Caesar’s Dictatorship as Tyranny 17 items
      Question: To what degree did Caesar contribute to his own assassination?
      1. Caesar against liberty?: perspectives on his autocracy - PLLS 2003

        Book Required Read chapter 3: Caesar the Liberator? Factional Politics, Civil War, and Ideology. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      2. Always I am Caesar - W. Jeffrey Tatum, Wiley InterScience (Online service) 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Required Read chapter 7: Great Caesar Fell: Philosophy, Politics, and Assassination

      3. A companion to Julius Caesar - Miriam T. Griffin 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Required Read chapter 6: The Assassination

      4. Ancient Sources 1 item
        1. Ancient Rome: from the early Republic to the assassination of Julius Caesar - Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland 2005

          Book Further Read §2.8 (lex Julia municipalis), 2.24 (lampreys), 2.47 (on friendship), 2.56-7 (Caesar as patron), 12.87, 13.34, 13.45, 13.49, 13.51-2, 13.57-8, 13.60, 13.70 (clemency and magnanimity), 12.87, 13.52, 13.58, 14.25 (invective against Caesar), 13.9 (foundation of Novum Comum), 13.35 (loan to Cicero), 13.36-7 (Caesar’s overtures to Cicero), 13.38 (in Rome in 49 BC), 13.42 (first dictatorship), 13.43-4 (opinion of the Pompeians), 13.49 (Cicero regrets his position), 13.50-5, 13.74 (Caesar as dictator). High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

      5. Modern Works 12 items
        1. Caesar: politician and statesman - Matthias Gelzer, Peter Needham 1968

          Book Further Read chapter 6, pp. 272-333. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        2. Imperial Caesar? - B D Hoyos Nov 1, 1979

          Article Further

        3. Caesar: A Biography - Christian Meier, David McLintock 1995

          Book Further Read chapter 13: The Civil War esp 367-81. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        4. Caesar against liberty?: perspectives on his autocracy - PLLS 2003

          Book Further Read pp. 157-182: "Clementia after Caesar: From Politics to Philosophy. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

        5. A Companion to Julius Caesar 2009

          Book Further Read chapter 5: The Dictator

  5. Past Central Exam Papers 1 item
    1. Past Central Exam Papers

      Webpage  Follow the link and search for past exam papers by course code.