Listed in: Classics, as CLAS-124
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Niek Janssen (Section 01)
A study of Roman civilization from its origins to the Empire, with emphasis on major Roman writers. The material will be interpreted in the light of Roman influence upon later Western civilization. The reading will be almost entirely from Latin literature, but no knowledge of the ancient language is required. The course also prominently addresses race and ethnicity in the ancient world and its reception in the post-classical era. Three class hours per week.
Limited to 50 students. Fall semester. Professor Janssen.
How to handle overenrollment: Preference given to Classics majors.
Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Emphasis on reading