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How Augustus repaired a society fragmented by years of civil wars; the nature of Augustus, new political construct, the so-called Augustan Principate. History, literature, coinage, art, architecture, religion, economy of this key moment in Roman civilization. The reception of the period; how the Augustan Age becomes an ideological construct in later Western history. Primary readings include Augustus' own account of his rule, Roman historians, Vergil, Ovid, Horace, inscriptions illustrating Roman life in Rome and the provinces.

Basic Enrollment Requirements: Unofficial Transcript – High School Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, or progress towards a Bachelor’s Degree – 3.0 GPA

Instructor Approval: Not required

Remission Eligible: Yes, first day of term; all university policies apply

Refund Policy: For-Credit 3+ Weeks

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School of Arts & Sciences