Classics and Ancient History

CLAS1413The Romans: Gladiators and Senators, Engineers and Emperors3 ch (3C) [W]
An introduction to ancient Roman civilization, including its history, religion, literature, art, architecture, and thought. Readings include selections in translation from tales of gods and heroes such as Vergil's Aeneid, and the autobiography of the great emperor Casear Augustus, Lectures are supplemented with images of Rome's spectacular acheivements, from the Colosseum and Pantheon in Rome to theatres and aqueducts from North Africa and the Middle East.