Classics 373

Ancient History: Rome

Full course for one semester. This course examines the development of the Roman state from its formation to the end of the fourth century CE, with a strong emphasis on the republican period and its political, economic, military, and social developments.  Topics include the nature of the republican constitution, agricultural and urban society, the rise of violence in Roman politics, public rhetoric and private morality, the creation of the principate under the guidance of Augustus, Rome and its neighbors, the role of the emperor in Roman society, and religious conflict under the emperors. Prerequisite: sophomore standing or consent of the instructor. Lecture-conference. Cross-listed as History 393.

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