The Roman Empire: From Greatness to Decline


This course covers the foundation, expansion, culture, society, emperors, decline, and historiography of the Roman Empire, including topics such as Roman conquests, Roman engineering, religion, and the fall of the Western Roman Empire.

What you will learn

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the rise, peak, and fall of the Roman Empire, and develop critical thinking and analytical skills through the study of its history, culture, and legacy.

Course program

Foundation of the Roman Empire
Roman Conquests and Expansion
Roman Culture and Society
Roman Emperors and Dynasties
Decline and Legacy of the Roman Empire
Religion in the Roman Empire
Roman Engineering, Technology, and Economy
Barbarian Invasions and the Decline of the Roman Empire
Historiography of the Roman Empire