ANCIENT 280

Art and Society in Ancient Rome


Description

A study of the art and architecture of the ancient Romans. Emphasis will be placed on the role of the visual arts as vehicles for the expression of social values and political and imperial ideas. The topics to be studied include architecture, sculpture, painting and the relation of Roman art to Greek art.

Assessment Coursework plus Exam

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for ANCIENT 280.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2023

Not taught in 2023

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Reading/Texts

Steven L. Tuck, A History of Roman Art (Wiley Blackwell 2015)

Points

ANCIENT 280: 15 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage I in Ancient History, Classical Studies, Classical Studies and Ancient History, Art History, or GREEK 101 or LATIN 101, and 30 points passed

Restrictions

ANCIENT 380, CLASSICS 280, 380