Fonts about the history of ancient Sicily; greek settlements in Sicily; Sicilian tyrants; the democratical interlude; Dionysius the Elder and his successors; Timoleon in Sicily; Agathocles’ reign; Sicily during the Punic wars; the first Roman province; Sicily as Rome’s granary; Sicily in the second century B.C.; Verres’ gouvernment; Sicily in the first century B.C.; Sextus Pompey, Octavian and Sicily; Sicily in the Augustan age; Roman emperors and Sicily; Sicilian latifundia under the Roman empire; Sicily from the fourth to the sixth century A.D.
General course: Sicily from the Archaic age to the Roman age
L. Braccesi- G. Millino, La Sicilia greca, Carocci, Roma 20103.
C. Soraci, La Sicilia romana, in corso di stampa.
In-depth study: Roman villas in Sicily
AA.VV., Sicilia romana e bizantina, a cura di C. Quartarone, Palermo 2006, pp. 66-78, 210-211, 238-244, 267-268, 330-336.
Second cycle degree’s students who chose this subject must study also:
R.J.A. Wilson, La Sicilia, in Storia di Roma, III, 2, Torino 1993, pp. 279-298.