Fall 2011 not offered
This seminar will explore life in the Roman countryside, from the luxurious suburban villas near major urban centers to working estates in Italy and the Roman provinces. The course will begin with a general survey of Roman villa life and then move to a more focused inquiry into specific topics including art and architecture, production, slave life, and transportation. Readings will be drawn from ancient literary sources, inscriptions, and modern social and archaeological studies. The course is intended for students from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds, but some knowledge of the Roman world is recommended.
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||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARCP)(CCIV)(CLAS)
A selection of ancient literary sources in translation supplemented by modern art historical and archaeological studies.
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Midterm and final. In-class presentation. Research paper.
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