History and Biography


Readings in one or more Roman historical works, illuminating key themes, periods, historiographical conventions, and especially ancient historiography's role as font of moral and ethical exempla. Authors might include Caesar, Sallust, Livy, Tacitus, Velleius, Ammianus Marcellinus, Gregory of Tours, Suetonius, vel sim. Students must have two years of Latin or equivalent.
Curriculum Codes
  • EI
  • FL
  • ALP
  • CZ
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring