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The Greek & Roman City


An exploration of everyday life in the ancient city through the study of archaeological remains and textual sources. We will confront the myriad political, economic, social and religious interactions that happened in an urban context. Case studies include Athens, Rome, Ephesus and Pompeii. Appropriate for all students.

Satisfies a major requirement in Classics.
Satisfies an interdisciplinary minor requirement in Archaeology.
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies Historical Thought distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies social science distribution requirement.


Students at all levels welcome. (Spring)