The City of Rome in the Age of the Caesars

Term: 

Fall 2017

Req: 

HASS-H

Level: 

Intermediate

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. Not open to students who completed 21H.233 prior to Fall 2014.