This course will study the history of Ancient Roman civilization from the founding of the Republic in 735 BC to the fall of the western empire in 476 AD. Roman political, military and cultural events and personalities will be the focus of this course. Interaction and conflict with neighboring Mediterranean, western tribal, sophisticated eastern, and later barbarian cultures will serve as the thematic core. The course will also examine the lasting impression and influence of Ancient Roman civilization on European and Western culture.
(Prerequisites: HIST300/HS334 for History and Military History majors only)
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