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Art and Society in Ancient Pompeii
CCIV 234 FA
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
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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