HIST 3020 Rome and the Mediterranean World
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 21.5.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Civilization of the Mediterranean world from the death of Alexander the Great to the fall of Rome in the West. Diffusion of Hellenistic art, literature, and thought and their appropriation by Rome. Roman society, women and family, war and politics from Republic to Empire. Roman civilization at its height. Interaction of Christian and classical values in late antiquity.