Classics 003. Rome and the Mediterranean: 800 B.C.E. to 500 C.E. (4 units)
1003 Giedt Hall
|001||William Dan||F 1:10-2:00P||1038 Wickson Hall||62273|
|002||William Dan||F 2:10-3:00P||1038 Wickson Hall||62274|
|003||Arielle Hardy||F 1:10-2:00P||167 Olson Hall||62275|
|004||Arielle Hardy||F 2:10-3:00P||167 Olson Hall||62276|
|005||Connor Jennings||F 1:10-2:00P||1120 Hart Hall||62277|
|006||Connor Jennings||F 2:10-3:00P||163 Olson Hall||62278|
Course Description: This course will survey the culture, history, literature, and thought of ancient Rome and the Roman Empire. The structure will be chronological, from the development of Rome's identity and empire to its domination of the Mediterranean world to its eventual transformation into a Christian and Medieval world. This chronological framework will also incorporate social attitudes, daily life and entertainment, and some of the highlights of Roman literature.
Requirements: Participation in a discussion section (with some writing), two midterms and a final exam.
GE credit (Old): Arts & Humanities.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities, World Cultures and Writing Experience.
Format: Lecture - 3 hours; Discussion - 1 hour.
- The Oxford Anthology of Roman Literature, edited by Peter E. Knox and J.C. McKeown (Oxford University Press, 2013)
Thomas R. Martin, Ancient Rome: From Romulus to Justinian (Yale University Press, 2013)