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Fall 2017-2018
* CLA 219 / HIS 219 (HA)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

The Roman Empire, 31 B.C. to A.D. 337

Harriet I. Flower

To study the Roman Empire at its height; to trace the transformation of government from a republican oligarchy to monarchy; to study the changes wrought by multiculturalism on the old unitary society; to trace the rise of Christianity from persecution to dominance; and to assess Rome's contributions in historical context.

Sample reading list:
David Potter, Ancient Rome: A New History
Chris Scarre, The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome

Reading/Writing assignments:
100 pages of reading per week. There will be one 1-hour midterm examination, and one 3-hour final examination.There will be brief precept quizzes. Attendance and participation in the precepts are essential.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Final Exam - 30%
Quizzes - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 30%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
No knowledge of Greek or Latin necessary. Auditors are welcome..

Reserved Seats:
Freshmen Only 15

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21464 L01 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm M W   McCormick Hall   101   Enrolled:90 Limit:110
23453 P01 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   East Pyne Building   023   Enrolled:17 Limit:15 Closed
23454 P02 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm W   East Pyne Building   023   Enrolled:5 Limit:15
23455 P03 9:00 am - 9:50 am Th   East Pyne Building   339   Enrolled:8 Limit:15
23456 P04 10:00 am - 10:50 am Th   East Pyne Building   339   Enrolled:15 Limit:15 Closed
23457 P05 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm Th   East Pyne Building   215   Enrolled:15 Limit:15 Closed
23458 P06 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm F   McCosh Hall   B13   Enrolled:15 Limit:15 Closed
23459 P07 11:00 am - 11:50 am F   McCosh Hall   B13   Enrolled:14 Limit:15
21465 P99 TBA        Enrolled:1 Limit:110