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HIST532 - The Roman Republic and Empire

 

This course is a study of Roman civilization from its beginnings to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD. The course emphasizes ancient Rome's constitutional, political, economic, social, diplomatic, military, naval, maritime, artistic, architectural, engineering, legal, philosophical and intellectual dynamics. Key topics include the Roman way of land and naval warfare, maritime trade and the economy, Punic and Gallic Wars, imperial expansion, transition from Republic to Empire, the Imperial system, Republic and Imperial constitutions, and the impact of Ancient Rome on the evolving Western Civilization.

 

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: The Annals
ISBN: 9780872205581
Publication Info: Hackett Publishing Company
Author: Tacitus and A.J. Woodman
Unit Cost: $19.40
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Book Title: The Sixteen Satires (Hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources)
ISBN: 9780140447040
Publication Info: Penguin Press
Author: Juvenal
Unit Cost: $15.40
Electronic ISBN: N/A
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Book Title: Ancient Rome: A New History, 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9780500291245
Publication Info: W.W. Norton
Author: David Potter
Unit Cost: $74.33
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