Politics of the Late Republic
The playlist brings together twelve courses on the fall of the Roman Republic, perfect for those studying the 'Politics of the Late Republic' option for OCR A Level Classical Civilization.
 
What this playlist includes:
64 lectures across 12 courses.
All resources designed and delivered by university academics and researchers.
Self-marking quizzes for all lectures, as well as an end-of-topic quiz.
Reading lists, essay questions and extension activities.
Courses and Lectures
1. Cicero
Dr Andrew Sillett
University of Oxford
1.1. In Catilinam – 12:37
1.2. Pro Roscio Amerino – 21:37
1.3. In Verrem – 22:28
1.4. Pro Caelio – 19:26
1.5. Pro Milone – 22:23
1.6. The Philippics – 20:08
2. Cicero: De Imperio
Dr Henriette van der Blom
Birmingham University
2.1. Oratory in Rome – 11:52
2.3. Pompey and Cicero – 12:46
2.4. The Speech – 14:54
2.5. The Impact of the Speech – 08:38
3. Cicero: De Imperio
Dr Alison Rosenblitt
University of Oxford
3.1. Cicero in the Forum – 06:22
3.2. Cicero and the People – 09:38
3.3. Cicero and the Consulship – 07:51
3.4. Cicero and Pompey – 09:24
4. Cicero: Pro Milone
Dr Andrew Sillett
University of Oxford
4.1. The Crime – 04:36
4.2. Clodius – 09:47
4.3. Fluffing the Performance – 05:58
4.4. Self-Defence – 09:37
4.5. He Deserved It – 07:19
4.6. Publishing a Failure – 12:08
5. Cicero: Pro Cluentio
Dr Andrew Sillett
University of Oxford
5.1. Context – 09:50
5.2. The First Three Charges – 06:01
5.5. The World on Fire – 09:26
6. Cicero: Second Philippic
Dr Andrew Sillett
University of Oxford
6.2. Mark Antony – 06:03
6.3. The Summer of 44 BC – 05:31
6.4. 19 September 44 BC – 05:24
6.6. The Genre of Invective – 10:14
6.7. What happens next? – 07:50
7. Politics of the Late Republic
Dr Ed Bispham
University of Oxford
7.1. The Ideal Constitution – 10:51
7.2. The Seeds of Decline – 03:58
7.4. Julius Caesar – 14:46
7.5. Cicero – 11:47
7.6. Cato the Younger – 13:28
8. Politics of the Late Republic
Dr Ed Bispham
University of Oxford
8.1. The Constitution – 10:53
8.2. Optimates and Populares – 12:08
8.3. The Importance of Sulla – 13:44
8.4. The First Triumvirate – 14:00
8.5. Agrarian Reform – 11:12
8.6. Cicero – 12:52
9. Politics of the Late Republic: Cicero
Prof. Catherine Steel
University of Glasgow
10. Politics of the Late Republic: Cicero
Dr Henriette van der Blom
Birmingham University
10.1. Cicero's Life and Career – 10:57
10.2. Cicero and Res Publica – 12:22
10.3. The Trial of Verres – 12:26
10.4. Consulship and Exile – 11:39
10.5. Cicero's Letters – 10:52
11. Politics of the Late Republic: Cicero the Correspondent
Prof. Catherine Steel
University of Glasgow
12. Politics of the Late Republic: Cicero the Orator
Prof. Catherine Steel
University of Glasgow
12.1. How to Read Oratory – 10:08
12.3. In Verrem 1 – 10:11
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