Faculty of Arts


CLASSICS 380

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 + Exam

Availability 2019

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Marcus Wilson
Lecturer(s) Associate Professor Marcus Wilson

Reading/Texts

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

Recommended Reading

Vitruvius, On Architecture, translated by R. Schofield (Penguin Classics 2009)

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

CLASSICS 380: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage II in Classical Studies or Ancient History, or 30 points at Stage II in Latin or Art History

Restrictions

CLASSICS 280


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