Roman Political Thought and Its Modern Legacy

CLST 278

Why does Rome still capture the imagination of modern political commentators and theorists?  Examines Roman political thought as it was conceived under the Republic, reimagined under the Empire, and transformed by Christianity.  Topics may include the Roman constitution, liberty, equality, property, slavery, rights, citizenship, civil religion, political corruption, rhetoric, imperialism, just war theory, and cosmopolitanism.

Roman Political Thought and Its Modern Legacy
Crosslisting Numbers
  • HISTORY 262, ETHICS 276, POLSCI 278
Curriculum Codes
CCI, CZ, EI