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In the Department of Classics.
Professor Joseph Roisman
139j Athens, Rome, and Jerusalem Listed as Classics 139 (q.v.). Three credit hours. J. ROISMAN
145j Between Revolution and Tradition: Julius Caesar and Augustus Listed as Classics 145 (q.v.). Three credit hours. H. J. ROISMAN
154s Roman History A history of Rome from a city-state to an empire. Topics include the Romans' view of their past, Roman social institutions, imperialism and the crisis of the Roman Republic, and emperors and their subjects. Three or four credit hours. H. J. ROISMAN
158f Topics in Ancient History: Greek History A survey of Greek history and civilization from the earliest times to the end of the Classical period. The Heroic Age, the city-state, Greek sexuality, the wars with the Persians, ancient democracy, and the intellectual and cultural achievements of the ancient Greeks are among topics covered. Three or four credit hours. H. J. ROISMAN
234s In Search of a Strong Man: Greece in the Fourth Century Listed as Classics 234 (q.v.). Three or four credit hours. H. J. ROISMAN
 Romans and Jews: History, Religion, and Archaeology Listed as Classics 258 (q.v.). Three credit hours.
 Manhood in Greek Society and Literature Listed as Classics 332 (q.v.). Four credit hours. L, D.
356f Alexander the Great Listed as Classics 356 (q.v.). Four credit hours. H. J. ROISMAN
 War and Society: Classical and Modern Perspectives A seminar on the impact of war on society and the role of technology in shaping military history from antiquity to the present. Topics include causes of war, Greek infantry and morality, Hannibal, army and politics in the late Roman republic, mass production, total war, the rise of the national security state, and high-tech electronic and biological warfare. The relationship between classical and modern themes in the history of warfare. Preference to classics and science, technology, and society majors and minors. Also listed as Science, Technology, and Society 393. Four credit hours.
491f, 492s Independent Study Individual projects in areas where the student has demonstrated the interest and competence necessary for independent work. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. One to four credit hours. FACULTY
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