- To show why Epicureanism and
Stoicism were popular philosophies in the Roman Empire and were
well-suited to Roman traditions.
- To explain how Roman literature
changed from the time of Augustus to the Silver Age.
- To restate in your own words the
major ideas/principles of Roman law.
- To describe some of the differences
between the lives of the rich and the poor during the Roman Empire.
- To discuss ways in which the Roman
government took relatively good care of the poor.