Course Description

Course Name

Rome: Republic and Empire

Session: VRMS3122

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


This course explores the Roman Republic and Empire, from the founding of the city through the age of Constantine and examines the development of political forms in the classical commonwealth, the relationship of art and literature to society and politics, the development of a bureaucratic world-state and Christianity as the official state religion. The course may include field trips to historical sites and museums in Rome and Ostia.

*Course content subject to change