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Rome, Italy

Ancient Roman Historians

Global Temple Conference

Course Number: 
3312
Semester(s) Offered: 
Fall 2018
Spring 2019
Spring 2018
Credit Hours: 
3
Description: 

This survey of Roman History begins with the foundation of Rome in the 8th century B.C. and ends with the founding of the Christian capital of the Empire at Constantinople. Students will read a narrative history, a study of various aspects of Roman society and culture, and a selection of the ancient sources upon which our knowledge is based. Archaeological material will be used to augment the literary sources. The influence of Rome on later Western Civilization in government and law will be studied as well as its role in determining the foundation of Christianity. 

Cross-listings: 

This course is cross-listed with History 3312.