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The Age of Augustus

CCIV 227
Spring 2012 not offered
Crosslisting: HIST 233
Certificates: International Relations

This course introduces students to a remarkable period in Western history, the rule of Rome's first emperor, Augustus. We will begin by examining the political and military clashes of the late Republic that ultimately led to Augustus' acquisition of power and then move to explore the ways in which Augustus attempted to orchestrate political, social, and religious change--and the ways in which people responded to his efforts. A wide range of evidence will be treated, including art, architecture, political speeches, letters, biography, historiography, poetry, religious ceremonies, and law.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA CLAS
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

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