Roman Civilization: The Empire

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Course Long Title

Roman Civilization: The Empire

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This course introduces students to the history and culture of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Constantine, with a secondary emphasis on disasters such as fires, floods, earthquakes, and plagues. By the end of the course, students will have a broad understanding of Roman political, social and environmental history, as well as knowledge of Roman literature and culture during the Empire. Recommended background: CM/HI 108.

Modes of Inquiry

Analysis and Critique [AC], Historical and Social Inquiry [HS]

Writing Credit

No writing credit

Departmental Course Attributes - Major/Minor Requirements

(History: European), (History: Premodern)

INDS Program Relationship

IDCM - CMS Program

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Offering Frequency

Normally offered every other year

Recommended Background

Recommended background: CM/HI 108.