21H.233J The Ancient City


Class Info

Historical topography of the Greek and Roman city. Investigates the relationship between urban architecture and the political, social, and economic role of cities in the Greek and Roman world. Analyzes a range of archaeological and literary evidence relevant to the use of space in Greek and Roman cities (Athens, Paestum, Rome, and Pompeii). Subjects of detailed study include the sanctuary of Athena on the Athenian Acropolis, the atrium houses of Roman Pompeii, the Athenian Agora and the Roman Forum, feeding the ancient city, and the great bath complexes of Imperial Rome.

This class has no prerequisites.

21H.233J will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by W. Broadhead.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

You can find more information at the MIT SHASS: Undergraduate Studies - Interdisciplinary Programs - Ancient and Medieval Studies site.

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