21H.239 The City of Rome in the Age of the Caesars


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Historical topography of Ancient Rome. Investigates the relationship between urban architecture and the political, social, and cultural history of Rome from the 1st century BC to the 2nd century AD. Surveys and analyzes archaeological and literary evidence, including the Roman Forum, the Imperial fora, the palace of the emperors, the atrium houses of Roman Pompeii, the Colosseum, the Pantheon, Polybius' history, Martial's Epigrams, and Vitruvius' treatise on architecture.

This class has no prerequisites.

21H.239 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by W. Broadhead.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 4-249.

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

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