An examination of the political, social, and intellectual worlds of ancient Greece and Rome. The purpose of the course is to introduce students to the seminal contributions of antiquity to the Western tradition. The course will concentrate on the setting and content of Greek culture from the age of Homer to the rise of the Macedonian Empire, and the development of Rome from city republic to empire.
HIST 4220 meets with HIST 3220. The requirements of the courses are the same EXCEPT that a research paper is required for students in 4220. Prerequisite(s): HIST 2120 Western Civilization through Religion to 1648.