In this course we will continue the study of Ancient Greek.

This course surveys the political and social history of ancient Greece and Rome with a focus on the themes of Law, Politics, War, and Society. It pays particular attention to Athens in the fifth and fourth centuries B.C.E. and to Rome under Caesar Augustus. [Note 1: This course is cross-listed with HIST 1631 and may therefore count as 3 credits in either discipline.] (Format: Lecture 3 Hours)(Distribution: Humanities-b) Monday Wednesday and Friday 11:30 to 12:20PM Sir James Dunn Building 113.
This course introduces the methods, basic techniques, and theory of archaeology and excavation. It uses examples of both past and present archaeological research done in the Old and New Worlds to illustrate the topics under discussion. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) (Distribution: Humanities-b) Monday Wednesday and Friday 2:30 to 3:20PM Avard Dixon 118.
An examination of the development of Rome from a small city-state into the leading power in the Mediterranean. Main themes include the conflict between Rome and Carthage, the conquest of the Hellenistic East, and the political and social changes in Roman society. There will be an emphasis on the analysis and interpretation of primary sources in translation. [Note 1: This course is cross-listed with HIST 3021 and may therefore count as 3 credits in either discipline.] (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 to 11:20AM Avard Dixon G12.
An examination of the epic genre as it developed in ancient Greece and Rome. The focus of the course will be on Homers Iliad and Odyssey and Virgils Aeneid, with attention given to other representative works. The poems will be studied (in translation) both as products of their respective societies and in light of their influence on later European literature. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Tuesday and Thursday 2:30 to 3:50PM Crabtree M10.
A study of the art and archaeology of peninsular Italy from the Iron Age to the period of the Julio-Claudian emperors. It will examine Etruscan culture and its interaction with the Greeks and Romans, the rise of Rome, and the transitions from republic to empire. The material culture of Italy will be explored through the architecture, sculpture, painting, and minor arts. [Note 1: This course may count as 3 credits in Art History.] (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 to 9:50AM Sir James Dunn Building 108.
This course either focuses on topics not covered by the current course offerings in a department or program or offers the opportunity to pilot a course that is being considered for inclusion in the regular program. [Note 1: Prerequisite set by the Department/Program when the topic and level are announced. Note 2: When a Department or Program intends to offer a course under this designation, it must submit course information, normally at least three months in advance, to the Dean. Note 3: Students may register for CLAS 3991 more than once, provided the subject matter differs.] (Format: Variable) Tuesday and Thursday 11:30 to 12:50PM Barclay 115.