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Michael F. Quinn
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

This course is a survey of ancient military history from the ancient Near East & Egypt through the Greco-Roman world. Topics will include the study of the history of warfare, battlefield dynamics, and the social dimensions of ancient military life.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Class will vary between lecture and discussion of primary texts.

Recommended preparation

A previous university-level course in ancient history or literature is recommended, but not required.

Class assignments and grading



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 Michael F. Quinn
Date: 03/30/2005