CLS 150-01

Supposed to be review for final today. We’ll see.

Format will be similar to quizzes, 8-9 pages, 1 map some multiple choice, format chronological
characteristics of polis
Solon’s reforms

GET THE LISTS FROM NOTES! Know phases of each

Persian Wars
Pelop. Wars
Alexander’s battles
Punic Wars
Ionian revolt

What is a New Man? first ever in family to become Consul

Find Athens, Sparta, Troy, Alexandria, Carthage, Sicily, Britain, Knossos, Issus, Granicus (near Troy), Rome, Miletus, Marathon, Thermopylae, Salamis, Pylos, Amphipolis, Danube, Rhine, Tiber, Sardis, Constantinople/Istanbul, Carthage, Actium,


why did Bronze age civs collapse?
what carries over Bronze age, into Polis system?
Key characteristics of Polis system?
Key elements of Spartan govt
Philip II
Spartan history
Hellenistic period
Main Greek dynasties
April 21 753, Rome founded
Cylon’s reforms
Cleisthenes (508BC)

Readings will be on final

8:30AM-10:30am Wednesday, regular classroom
bad notes, several missed classes

69AD year of the 4 emperors galba, vespasian, otho, vitelius

Vespasian (69-79) Flavian family: titus (79-81), domitian (81-96)
similarities between Vespasian & Octavian: ended civil wars, both New Men

The Antonines of the 5 good emperors AD 96-180

  • Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Antoninus Pius & Marcus Aurelius
  • each hand picked for rule, didn’t inherit as blood relation
  • continue peace *& prposperity begun by Augustus
  • expansion mostly by Trajan: added Dacia (modern Romania)
  • building at Rome (Trajan & Hadrian) and in empire (Hadrian)
  • beginnings of barbarian invasions under Marcus Aurelius
  • Marcus Aurelius names son as heir; Commodus — a disaster
  • borders more carefully defined and fortified; e.g. Hadrians Wall across Britain; can no longer rely on threat of retaliation
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