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History 205: (L) The Roman Empire

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Subject: History
Section 01
CRN: 38403
Richard Lim

Spring 2010
M W 1:10 PM-2:30 PM SEELYE 208
Credits: 4

A survey of the history and culture of the Roman Empire from the principate of Augustus to the rise of Christianity in the fourth century. The role of the emperor in the Roman world, Rome and its relationship with local cities, the maintenance of an imperial system; rich and poor, free and slave, Roman and barbarian; the family, law and society; military monarchy; persecution of Christians; pagans, Christians, and Jews in late Antiquity.