CLCIV 376 - Emperors of Rome
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Classical Civilization (CLCIV)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
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May not be repeated for credit.
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A survey of the political and cultural history of the Roman Empire from 44 BCE through to the fifth century CE. We will consider how Rome evolved from an imperial Republic into an Empire and how that Empire flourished and then fell apart. The first part of the course will explore the political history of the period through literature, architecture, art, and monuments. The second part is devoted to how the emperors affected aspects of daily life for their subjects through the provision of social services, the regulation of trade, and their leadership of the army, religion, and law. No prior knowledge of the subject is required. Students at all levels are welcome.

Course Requirements:

Weekly response assignments, two short papers (1200-1500 words), a final exam.

Intended Audience:

Requires no prior knowledge of the subject. Students at every class rank are welcome.

Class Format:

Two lectures plus one discussion section per week


CLCIV 376 - Emperors of Rome
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
Th 12:00PM - 1:00PM

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