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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
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CLS 258 - The Roman Empire

4 credits (Fall)
Cross-listed as: HIS 258 . This course examines the Roman Empire from the accession of Augustus through the reign of the last western emperor, Romulus Augustulus (27 BCE-476 CE). It focuses on political, military, social and religious developments, with special attention given to specific subject populations such as the Jews and Christians, and to life in the provinces and on the frontiers of the empire. Students analyze both literary texts and archaeological evidence.

Prerequisite: HIS 100  or second year standing.
Note: Plus-2 option available.
Instructor: M. Cummins