HIST 330. Rome in the Late Republic. 3 Hours.
The Late Roman Republic is one of the most culturally rich and well documented periods of the ancient world. This course focuses on political history, from early social upheaval, through the civil wars, political divisions and wrangling, to the ascension of the first Roman emperor. We will study first-hand accounts from this period such as letters, court speeches, and campaign narratives, in order to address the question, why did the Roman Republic fall?.