CLAS 204 – Ancient History: Greek History
A political, social and cultural history of Greek civilization from the Bronze Age to the death of Alexander the Great.
CLAS 205 – Ancient History: Roman History
This course offers a survey of Roman History from the prehistoric settlements in the area of the Seven Hills to the deterioration of the western Empire in the fifth century C.E. Special topics of interest include the material culture of the Roman world; the use of images in the pursuit of political agendas; classical notions of the divine; and concepts of gender, power, and identity. Popular representations of ancient Rome, specifically in film, will provide another area of consideration for comparison throughout the semester.