Listed in: Classics, as CLAS-124
Andreas T. Zanker (Sections 01 and 01S)
An introduction to Roman civilization covering the culture of the Republic with a particular emphasis on the Augustan Age. Historical, biographical, artistic, literary, and philosophical aspects of this period of political and social upheaval will all receive attention. The readings will introduce students to some of the classics of ancient literature in translation. Three class hours per week.
Limited to 50 students. Spring semester. Professor Zanker.
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