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Jon M Bridgman
HSTAM 205
Seattle Campus

Military History of the Ancient World

Military history from prehistoric times to the fall of the Roman Empire, with special emphasis on the Greco-Roman period and the campaigns of Alexander the Great, Hannibal, Scipio Africanus, and Julius Caesar.

Class description

See class description

Student learning goals

Understanding the nautre of ancient warfare

Sharpen ability to read a complex text

Greater understanding of moral aspects of war

Increased awareness of the role of war in history

Increased awareness of the role of Empire in history

Improve Writing Skills and analytical powers

General method of instruction

Firm, but fair

Recommended preparation

No specific prerequisite

Class assignments and grading

Project: TBD

Final Exam: 40% Paper: 40% Midterm: 20%


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Teresa Marie Frizell
Date: 03/06/2008