The Ancient World: Rome

Lecture: MW 12-1, 4-159
Recitation 1: R 12-1, 4-257
Recitation 2: F 1-2, 56-169

History of Rome from its humble beginnings to the 5th century A.D. First half: Kingship to Republican form; the conquest of Italy; Roman expansion: Pyrrhus, Punic Wars and provinces; classes, courts, and the Roman revolution; Augustus and the formation of empire. Second half: Virgil to the Vandals; major social, economic, political and religious trends at Rome and in the provinces. Emphasis on use of primary sources in translation. Enrollment limited.

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Offered Fall 2022

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