Deals with selected aspects of the history of the Roman Empire during the 3rd and 4th centuries AD. Particular attention is given to the following topics: the 'crisis' of the 3rd-century; Diocletian; Constantine; the rise of Christianity; religion and society; theories of decline and fall. The source material used is based on both literary and documentary evidence. Materials not readily available will be supplied as required.
ASSESSMENT: 3,000 words written work (50%), 2-hr exam (50%)
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