Classics and Ancient History

CLAS3033Ancient History: The Romans from Republic to Empire (A)3 ch (3C) [W]

A survey of Roman history from its foundation to the fall of the Roman Empire in the west. Topics include Rome's mythological founding by Romulus and Remus, the age of the kings and the rise of the Republic, Rome's expansion to rule the Mediterranean, the violent transition from Republic to Empire under Julius Cesear and Caeser Augustus , the Pax Romana and the High Roman Empire, the Christianization of the Roman world under Constantine, and the fall of the Empire in the west. Special emphasis os placed on the enduring impact Roman history and Roman civilization have had on the modern world.

Students cannot recieve credit for both CLAS 3033 and CLAS 3043.