CLS 257 - The Roman Republic

Description
Also listed as History 257. This course examines the rise of Rome from a village on the banks of the Tiber River to an imperial Mediterranean power governed by a republic (753 BCE to 14 CE). It focuses on Rome's expansion in Italy, its struggle with Carthage, the tumultuous "fall" of the republic, the Augustan settlement and the transition to empire. Attention is also given to Roman social and religious life. Students analyze both literary texts and archaeological evidence. Prerequisite: History 100 or second-year standing. M. CUMMINS
Credits
4
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2018
Offered
MWF
Avg. Class Size
25
Avg. Sections
1