CLAS 317: The Roman Empire

CLAS 317
The Roman Empire Crosslisted as HIST 317
Prereqs: Sophomore standing or permission.
Pre-1800 content.
Investigation of the Roman imperial government from Augustus to Justinian, focused on the economy, state religion and the emergence of Christianity, the army, family and social classes, the division between the Greek East and Latin West, the Germanic invasions, and the establishment of the Byzantine Empire. Failure of the ancient world to solve its problems, leading to the end of classical civilization.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom


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