Michael F. Quinn
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.
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.
A previous university-level course in ancient history or literature is recommended, but not required.
Class assignments and grading