Jon M Bridgman
Origins of Western civilization to the fall of Rome.
The History of Western Civilization from its origin to the fall of Rome.
Student learning goals
To be more knowledgeable about the ancient world
Learn to think more objectively
Learn to write more clearly
Develop study habits that are better and more effective
Improve ability to be able to critique what you read
Appreciate the fact that "the past is a foreign country, they do things differently there."
General method of instruction
Any prior reading of ancient authors (i.e., a Greek playwright) would be useful.
Class assignments and grading