Classics 004. Late Antiquity (4 units)

cla 4Classics 004. Late Antiquity (4 units)

CM Chin

MWF 10:00-10:50A
234 Wellman Hall

Discussion Sections:

001 Megan Garedakis T 5:10-6:00P 159 Olson Hall 44046
002 Megan Garedakis T 6:10-7:00P 159 Olson Hall 44048
003 Cristina Urrutia R 4:10-5:00P 229 Wellman Hall 44590
004 Cristina Urrutia R 5:10-6:00P 229 Wellman Hall 44050

Course Description: History and culture of the Roman and Byzantine empires from the third to the eighth century. Transformation of the classical Mediterranean world through political and cultural interactions, rise of Christianity and Islam, beginning of the medieval period in Europe.

Prerequisite: None.

GE credit (Old): Arts & Humanities.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities, World Cultures and Writing Experience.

Format: Lecture - 3 hours; Discussion - 1 hour.


  • Peter Jenny, The Artist's Eye  (Princeton Architectural Press, 2012)
  • Gillian Clark, Late Antiquity: A Very Short Introduction  (Oxford University Press, 2011)