Certificate of Achievement

Sandra Spruce

has completed the following course:

The Fall of the Roman Republic

Colorado State University

Covering the last century of the Roman Republic, this course taught you how to understand the Republic’s collapse and how the emergence of the Roman Empire came about. You learned about the development of the Republic, as well as explored significant aspects of Roman society, religion, and governance. We studied major key figures such as The Gracchi, Marius, Sulla, Pompey, and Caesar and discovered how each contributed to the eventual fall of the Republic.

4 weeks, 3 hours per week

Kristin Heineman

Lead Educator

Colorado State University

overall score


Learning outcomes

  • Interpret ancient texts in translation about the fall of the Roman Republic
  • Identify the chronological events leading to the development of the Roman Empire
  • Discuss events surrounding the collapse of the Republic


  • Roman Society and the Emergence of Rome
  • Government of the Republic
  • The Gracchi
  • Sulla and Marius
  • Pompey and Caesar
  • Octavian the Empire

Issued on 19th July 2018

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Free online course:

The Fall of the Roman Republic

Colorado State University