General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title War And Warfare In Late Antiquity
Language english
Module lecturer Łukasz Różycki
Lecturer's email rozanus@amu.edu.pl
Lecturer position professor
Faculty Faculty of History
Semester 2022/2023 (summer)
Duration 30
ECTS 5
USOS code 18-WaWiLA-AMU-PIE

Timetable

Classes will be offered on Wednesday at 14:15, room 1.44.

Module aim (aims)

The aim of the course is to broaden knowledge of students in the history of wars and military in late antiquity with regard to social and military history.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

Basic knowledge of ancient history

Syllabus



Introductory classes



Roman military equipment and tactics



Warfare in times of Diocletian and Constantine



Vegetius on the Decay of the Roman Army       



Decline of the Roman Empire



Barbarian Warfare    



Justinian reconquest of the west (Africa)



Justinian reconquest of the west (Italy)



Syrianos Magister



Last great wars with Persia



Slavs and Avars in VI century



Strategicon



Naval warfare          



Warfare and a city



War and Society in late antiquity  



Ancient Psychological Warfare



Live in Roman Military Camp

Reading list