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ANHS2606 - The City of Rome: History and Landscape

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Kathryn Welch


'The city, stick to the city, and live in its light.' (Cicero) This unit will explore the rich history of Rome's urban landscape from the middle Republic (c.200BCE) to the early fourth century CE. We will examine the ways in which the physical city interacted with and even affected the political, religious and cultural life of the Romans and how the great monuments of Empire were eventually destroyed, recovered and reinvented by later ages.


1x500wd site analysis (15%), 1x2000wd essay (35%), 1x500wd tutorial presentation (15%), 1x1500wd reading journal (25%) and tutorial participation (10%)


2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


6 junior credit points of ANHS and 6 credit points of Ancient History, History, Archaeology, Philosophy, Greek (Ancient) or Latin

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