Classics and Ancient History

CLAS4063Cesar Augustus: Architect of the Roman Empire (A)3 ch (3C) [W]

A seminar dealing with the controversial career of Caesar Augustus, from his unexpected rise to power to his establishment of the Imperial system of government at Rome, through systematic analysis of the primary sources, using the Res Gestae, Augustus' own public statement of his achievements, as a starting point. 

Prerequisite: 60 ch, or permission of the instructor.