Rome: Republic and Empire

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Rome: Republic and Empire

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Classics, History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    This course explores the Roman Republic and Empire, from the founding of the city through the age of Constantine and examines the development of political forms in the classical commonwealth, the relationship of art and literature to society and politics, the development of a bureaucratic world-state and Christianity as the official state religion. The course may include field trips to historical sites and museums in Rome and Ostia.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations