CLAX - Classics Education Abroad

CLAX101 Ancient Rome: Civilization and Legacy (3 Credits)

Introduces students to the history and culture of the Roman world, from the Rome's beginnings in myth and legend through its rise to domination of the Mediterranean world, its violent conversion from a Republic to an Empire, and the long success of that Empire down to its collapse in the fifth century A.D. Course readings are supplemented by slides, videos and an overnight field trip to Rome.