HISTART 222 - Introduction to Roman Archaeology
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: History of Art (HISTART)
Department: LSA History of Art
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
WorldLit
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

A survey of Roman archaeology from the Iron Age (9th century BC) to the end of the Western Roman Empire (5th century AD). Particular emphasis will be placed on the processes of urbanization, state formation and imperial expansion and collapse, as well as on the contribution on non-Roman cultures, such as the Etruscan one. The course will be centered on Italy's exceptionally rich archaeological record, which includes highlights such as Etruscan tombs, Roman monumental architecture, and Christian catacombs. The archaeological and historical evidence will be combined to reconstruct the long-term development of culture, society, economy, and religion within the geographical context of the Italian peninsula.

No purchase of a textbook is required.

For more information, sample syllabus and exam, see sitemaker.umich.edu./introromanarch/home.

Course Requirements:

The course grade is composed of an initial quiz (10%), two midterms (25%) each), a final (30%), section participation (5%), section attendance (5%). Midterms and final are not cumulative and include true/false, multiple choices, term definitions, image IDs, and essay questions.

Intended Audience:

The class assumes no prior knowledge of history or archaeology and is open to anyone interested in ancient Rome.

Class Format:

There are two general lectures every week and a section meeting conducted by a Graduate Student Instructor. Section meetings include hands-on sessions in the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology.

HISTART 222 - Introduction to Roman Archaeology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
28049
Open
2
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (DIS)
P
28050
Open
2
 
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F 2:00PM - 3:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
28051
Closed
0
 
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W 10:00AM - 11:00AM
004 (DIS)
P
28052
Closed
0
 
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Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
005 (DIS)
P
28053
Closed
0
 
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W 9:00AM - 10:00AM
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