General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title War And Society In The Greek And Roman World
Language english
Module lecturer Łukasz Różycki
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position professor
Faculty Faculty of History
Semester 2023/2024 (winter)
Duration 30
USOS code 18-WaSiGaRW-PIE


Classes will be offered on Wednesday at 9.00, room 3.44 (Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 7 - Campus Morasko)

Module aim (aims)

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

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

Basic knowledge of ancient history


Introductory classes

Ancient Greek Warfare

Greco-Persian Wars

Greek Military Thought

Siege warfare

The Early Roman army of the Roman kingdom and of the early republic

Barbarian Warfare

Punic Wars

Marian reforms

Roman military equipment and tactics

Vegetius on the Decay of the Roman Army

Roman auxiliary troops from Republic to Diocletian

Warfare in times of Diocletian and Constantine

War and Society in late antiquity

Decline of the Roman Empire

Ancient Psychological Warfare

Live in Roman Military Camp

Reading list