HIST 3054 – Frontiers of the Roman Empire

The frontiers of the Roman Empire were areas of contact between layers of imperical policy and a wide variety of ethnicities, who attempted to mediate between local, regional, and cosmopolitan identities. This course will provide a theoretical framework for understanding these interactions, and a close investigation of case studies in Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, Hungary, Belgium, and Britain. Prerequisite: HIST 2244. (Non-Western field) IV