2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook 
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HIST 0324 - The Rise of Rome, 509-27 BCE

Credits: 3

This course explores the development of the Roman Republic from ca. 509 to 27 BCE. It examines Roman religion, family structures, gender relations, relations between the different social strats of republican society, and the rise of slavery as a social, legal, and economic institution. Lectures and readings will explore the constitutional development of the republic’s structures and the impact of empire of the republican constitution itself. The course will also trace the evolution of the Roman military and its relationship with the republican form of government.

Prerequisites: Sophomore Standing