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256 Roman Civilization

Roman Civilization (21:510:256:W5:00658)
Class Dates: 12/22/23 & 1/2/24 - 1/12/24
Class Times: Meeting Time By Arrangement
Instructor: Beck-Schachter
Location: Canvas
Format: Online
Credits: 3

Examines the Roman world through an interdisciplinary study of its history, literature, and art and archaeology. Topics covered will include: imperialism, patron-client relationships, Roman law, blood sport, and the evolution of Rome from pagan to Christian civilization. Readings from ancient sources in translation include Roman comedy, Virgil, Seneca, and samples of early Christian writings.

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