Art and Society in Ancient Pompeii|
Spring 2009 not offered
ARHA 225, ARCP 234|
|Course Cluster: Urban Studies|
Using archaeological, art-historical, and literary sources, we will examine daily life in Pompeii and Herculaneum. Topics to be considered include public monuments, private houses, spectacles, and social, cultural, and political activity.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARCP-MN)(ARCP)(ARHA-MN)(ARHA)(CLST)(IDEA-MN)
A selection of readings in primary sources in translation (e.g., the letters of Pliny, ancient inscriptions, Petronius) and modern art-historical and archaeological studies.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Midterm, final and research paper and class presentation -- details to be announced.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Some knowledge of the art, history or civilization of ancient Rome is strongly recommended.
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