2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 28, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

HIS 2400 - Ancient Rome: Empire of Civilizations

Credits: 3

This course will study the three key areas of ancient Rome: Beginnings and Monarchy, Republic and Expansion, Empire and Decline. In doing so, this course will provide an overview of the political, military, economic, and religious context of ancient Rome. Students will discuss Roman Law, architecture, and the mythos of the civilization and its influence on Western Civilization to this day. Figures who will be studied in-depth will include Hannibal, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Augustus, Constantine, and Marcus Aurelius. It will also discuss the nature of the Eastern and Western Roman Empires up to the Fall of the Western Empire. Brief discussion concerning Constantinople will conclude the course.