2012-2013 Catalog 
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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 054 CM - Bread and Circuses: The Politics of Roman Private Life

This course explores various categories of Roman culture that defined both private lives and the public image of society. Topics include wealth, patronage, gender, slavery, violence, and death. By examining a variety of primary sources - histories, poetry, letter, and urban fabric - we shall better appreciate the ways in which private life in ancient Rome was a public performance.

Offered: Every third year

Credit: 1

Course Number: HIST054 CM