For seminars please consult the MQ Timetable website: http://www.timetables.mq.edu.au. This website will display up-to-date information on your classes and classroom locations. NB There are no formal lectures scheduled for this unit. However, recordings of lectures delivered in previous years will be provided on the AHIS212 iLearn site.
Tacitus, The Annals (transl. and commentary by A.J. Woodman, 2004) [available at: http://www.scribd.com/doc/42733871/Annals-Tacitus]
Suetonius, Lives of the Caesars (Oxford World Classics 2000)
This unit will lay great emphasis on the evidence of ancient sources. The Book of Readings (available for download on the unit iLearn site) must be accessible while listening to lectures and attending seminars. Copies of Tacitus and Suetonius should be brought to all the relevant seminar sessions also. You may also wish to purchase some paperback translations of other writers in addition to the above. For example, Cassius Dio, The Roman History: The Reign of Augustus, Vergil, Aeneid, Horace, Odes and Epodes, Pliny the Younger, Letters - all available in a Penguin edition.
Werner Eck (transl. D.L. Schneider), The Age of Augustus (Oxford 2003)
Richard Alston, Aspects of Roman History AD14-117 (London 1998, 2nd ed. 2013)
Anthony Birley, Hadrian the Restless Emperor (London 1997)