HIST 317: The Roman Empire
The Roman Empire Crosslisted as CLAS 317
Prereqs: Sophomore standing or permission.
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.
|Course Format:||Lecture 3|
|Groups:||Pre-1800, European History|