Werner Jaeger
on Ancient Greek Culture
A Sketch of Roman History
Introduction
Learning and Living
Platonic Paideia
Christian Paideia
Political Paideia
The Sympathy of All Things
Paideia
Homer I
Homer II
Homer III
Hesiod
Sparta
Law
Lyric Poetry
Solon
Pre-Socratic Philosophy
Theognis and Pindar
Tyrants
Aeschylus
Sophocles
The Sophists
Euripides
Introduction
Warfare
Politics
Foreign Affairs
The First Punic War
Sources
A Pattern of Expansion
The Second Punic War
The Third Punic War
Rome’s Wars with the Macedonians
Rome’s Wars in the Near East
Roman Slings
The Provinces
Domestic Politics
Roman Society 200 BC to 100 BC
The Gracchi
War With Jugurtha
War With Northmen
Domestic Discord
The Italian War
Civil War: Marius vs. Sulla
War With Mithridates
Civil War: Sulla vs. Carbo
Sulla’s Dictatorship
Lepidus
Sertorius
Spartacus
Pompey Takes Charge
Cicero and Catiline
The First Triumvirate
The Eastern Campaigns
of Lucullus, Pompey, and Crassus
     Pirates
     The Third Mithridatic War
     The Armenian War
     Pompey’s Eastern Campaign
     The Battle of Carrhae
Caesar’s Conquest of Gaul
Street Fights: Clodius vs. Milo
Breakdown of the Triumvirate
Civil War: Caesar vs. Pompey
Caesar’s Domestic Reforms
Foreign Affairs
The Ides of March
An Uneasy Peace
Cicero’s Philippics Against Antony
The Second Triumvirate
The Battle of Philippi
Tensions in the Triumvirate
War With Sextus Pompeius
Antony and Cleopatra
Ancient Rome in the 1st Century BC
     Society and Economy
     Culture
     Augustus
     Buildings
     Morality and Religion
Augustus
     The Danube Region
     Western Europe
     Africa and the Near East
     The Army
     The Provinces
     The Treasury
     The Succession
Tiberius
Caligula
Claudius
Nero
Government Institutions
The Jewish Rebellion
Armenia and Parthia
The Danube Border
Britain
Agriculture
Trade
Culture
Religion
The Year of the Four Emperors
The Revolts of Civilis and Classicus
The Flavian Dynasty
Britain
The Rhine Frontier
The Danube Frontier
Opposition to the Flavians
The Five Good Emperors
Trajan
Jewish Revolts
Hadrian
The Antonines
Domestic Affairs
The Roman Empire c. 125 AD
     Economy and Society
     Literature
     Philosophy and Religion
     Christianity
Commodus and the Severi
     (180 AD to 235 AD)
The Crisis of the Third Century
     (235 AD to 284 AD)
Diocletian
Constantine
The Final Phase
     Architecture
     Literature
     Religion
     Conclusion

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