Arts, Sciences, and Engineering Religion & Classics - Classical Studies
Course Section Listing Course Course Title Term Credits Status
COURSE_SECTION-3-148301 CLST 131-1 Ancient Cities of the Mediterranean Spring 2023 4.0 Closed
Day Begin End Location Start Date End Date
TR 940 1055 Lechase Room 160 01/11/2023 05/06/2023
Enrollment: Enrolled     
Co-Located: AHST 199-1, CLST 131-1 (P), HIST 104-1
Instructors: Elizabeth Colantoni
Description: This course examines the phenomenon of urbanism in the ancient Mediterranean world. After a brief consideration of the rise of cities in western Asia and Egypt, the course focuses on the cities and colonies of ancient Greece and of the Roman Empire, with special attention devoted to Athens and Rome. Topics covered include town planning, public and private spaces and building types, urban life, and colonization, as seen through the archaeological remains of cities located around the Mediterranean basin and beyond.  There are no prerequisites for this course.
Offered: Fall Spring Summer