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This course traces the rise of Rome from a small city-state to the largest power in the Mediterranean world. In it, you will explore the political, social and cultural development of Roman civilisation from 753 BCE to 565 CE. You will learn how Rome as a state and people dealt with internal conflict and external adversities and eventually transformed from a pluralistic state into an autocratic empire. This course examines Rome's political history, as well as its social and cultural life and its relationships with other cultures.


Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

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Term 2



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This course is offered as General Education.

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