CLAS 4020 Julio-Claudian Rome: City of Empire
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CLAS 61.1.
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3 classroom hours plus conference and independent research; 4 credits
Establishment of a dynasty. Literary and historiographical reflections of empire. Changes in the urban environment and provincial landscape: housing, public buildings, monuments, boundaries, land use. Developments in the social hierarchy: slavery, class issues, role of women, ethnic and religious minorities. Emphasis on research methodologies.
Prerequisite: English 1012  and at least sophomore standing; or permission of the chairperson.