Spring 2009

Life in Ancient Rome

Listed in: Classics, as CLAS-28


Luca Grillo (Section 01)


An introduction to the people of ancient Rome, their daily routines and occupations as well as their place in the developing Roman state. Topics will include religious practices, the Roman army, games, slavery, women’s lives, and Roman law. We will focus on primary sources, including literary as well as archaeological evidence, but will make use of modern representations of ancient Rome for the sake of comparison. Three class hours per week. Spring semester. Professor Grillo.