Table of Contents

Comparative Teaching Unit

Roman Army

 

Introduction

 

Unit I

The Rise of Civilizations

 

Chapter 1

Human Beginnings

 

Chapter 2

Early Civilizations

 

Chapter 3

Kingdoms and Empires in the Middle East

 

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Unit II

The Flowering of Civilizations

 

Chapter 4

The Rise of Ancient Greece

 

Chapter 5

The Height of Greek Civilization

 

Chapter 6

Ancient Rome and Early Christianity

 

Chapter 7

Flowering of African Civilization

 

Chapter 8

India's Great  Civilization

 

Chapter 9

China's Flourishing Civilization

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Resources

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- David C. McCullough



Mr. Parkin as a terracotta warrior, June 2010.

 

Early Roman Armies.

Early Roman Warriors

Roman Warrior Bands

Horatius at the Tiber Bridge

Venetic Fighting System

       

Roman Hoplites

Samnite Warriors

Hastati

Romans and Samnites

 

Armies of the Roman Republic.

Legionnaires

2nd Punic War

Cavalry

2nd Macedonian War

Roman Infantry

Standard Bearers

       

Mounted General

Antesignan Soldiers

Late-Republican Army

Jugurthine War

 

Imperial Roman Armies.

Legionary Infantry

Legionnaires

(Early-First Century)

Legionnaires

(Mid-First Century)

Legionnaires

(First Century)

       

Legionnaires

(Mid-First Century)

Legionnaires

(Late-First Century)

Legionnaires

(Early-Imperial Era)

Cavalry

(First Century)

  • Sources.

    • Atchity, Kenneth J., editor.  The Classical Roman Reader.  New York, New York:  Oxford University Press, 1998.

    • Beard, Mary, John North, and Simon Price, editors.  Religions of Rome, Volume 2:  A Sourcebook.  Cambridge, England:  Cambridge University Press, 1998.

    • Frye, David G.  “Roman Soldiers Written Records” [in Britain], Military History Quarterly, volume 16, number 4 (Summer 2004), pages 84-92.

    • Guisepi, Robert A., director.  International World History Project:  World History from the Pre-Sumerian Period to the Present.  http://history-world.org/  [Last accessed:  16th November 2011]

    • Halsall, Paul, editor.  Internet Ancient History Sourcebook.  New York, New York:  Fordham University, April 1998-October 2000.  http://www.fordham.edu/Halsall/ancient/asbook.asp [Last accessed:  1st November 2011]

    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  The Internet Classic Archive.  Boston, Masaachusetts:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994.  http://classics.mit.edu/  [Last accessed 15th November 2011]

    • McMahon, Robin.  Arms and Men:  “Rapid Communication in Antiquity”, Military History Quarterly, volume 13, number 1 (Autumn 2000), pages 18-19.

    • O’Connell, Robert L.  “The Roman Killing Machine”, Military History Quarterly, volume 1, number 1 (Autumn 1988), pages 36-47.

    • Richey, Jeffrey L.  "Teaching Early China and Ancient Rome Comparatively," Education About Asia, Volume 13, Number 2 (Fall 2008), pages 38-43.

    • Richey, Jeffrey L.  Jeff Richey's Home Page.  http://faculty.berea.edu/richeyj/index.html  [Last accessed:  1st November 2011]

    • Sheldon, Rose Mary.  “Toga & Dagger:  Espionage in Ancient Rome”, Military History Quarterly, volume 13, number 1 (Autumn 2000), pages 26-33.

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