History | Roman History
C388 | 2656 | Williamson


TR 2:30P-3:45P  GY126

C388 : Recommended - HIST H205Above section carries culture studies
creditA portion of the above section reserved for majors

Survey of the history of ancient Rome from the 5th century BCE to the 4th
century CE.  The main emphasis will be on social and political changes in
society during the crucial period from 200 BCE to 200 CE when the romans
conquered and ruled an empire stretching from present-day Spain to Iraq.
Requirements: two short-answer and essay exams (30% each), and a
comprehensive final exam (40%).  Texts; H. Boren Roman Society; coursepack
with selected readings from ancient authors (Polybius, Livy, Tacitus and
others).