Augustus and World of Rome
In 44 B.C., Julius Caesar was assassinated. Within two months his adoptive son, Augustus, still in his teens, traveled to Rome, soon extorted the highest office of the Roman Republic, and after 13 years of civil war became the state's first emperor. The resulting "Augustan Age" (31 B.C. to A.D. 14) produced a period of political change and cultural achievement unparalleled in Rome's long history. In this course we will examine the literature, art, history, and politics of this era, evaluate the nature of Augustus's accomplishments, and explore the Roman world. Readings include: Augustus, Vergil, Suetonius, and I, Claudius. 2 hrs. lect., 1 hr. disc.
- Spring 2014
- Twilight Hall 201(AXT 201)
- 11:00am-12:15pm on Tuesday, Thursday (Feb 10, 2014 to May 12, 2014)
- Randall Ganiban
- Requirements Fulfilled:
- EUR HIS LIT
- Cross-Listed As:
- CLAS0140B-S14 *
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