Fine Arts | Art & Archaeology of Rome
A414 | 2060 | --
Above section for GR only. UG register section 2059.
This course will study the contributions of the visual arts to defining
Roman cultural identity through an examination of major developmental
trends in architecture, sculpture and painting. Emphasis will be on the
interpretation of objects within their social and physical contexts.
Reading in Roman literary sources will be used as well as contemporary
books on the topics. Development of Roman architecture, sculpture and
painting from the beginning through the fourth century A.D will be
studied. Consideration given to the major archaeological sites.
These section meets with section CLAS C414.
R: One course in ancient art or archaeology.