01:30 PM to 02:45 PM TR
Innovation Hall 132
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Section Information for Spring 2023
The rise, glory, decline and fall of the city of Rome is the stuff of legend, not to mention a few hot Hollywood movies. From their home along the river Tiber, the citizens of Rome faced military, political and economic challenges galore. Starting out as humble subjects to Etruscan kings, they became an independent city-state, with a republican government whose stability was the envy of the world. Then, through a seemingly endless desire for conquest (in the name of ‘domestic security’), Rome’s citizens expanded their reach across the Mediterranean world and beyond. But in the process, they destroyed the very Republic they thought they were defending. This semester, we will examine the many triumphs and failures of Rome’s citizens, and its politicians, and raise questions of our own about their millennia-long legacy.
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