CLCIV 383 - Death in the Ancient World
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Classical Civilization (CLCIV)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Description

An introduction to concepts, methods, and evidence concerning death and burial in the ancient Mediterranean. Students will learn about identity, gender, inequality, social structure, and ritual. An understanding of investigatory methods concerning human health and disease along with techniques such as stable isotope and ancient DNA analysis will be provided (although not in a hands-on fashion). While our evidence will consist mainly of case studies from Greece and Rome, we will examine several far-flung times and places for comparisons. The ethical and political issues surrounding the treatment of human remains will also be considered.

Course Requirements:

Assignments include quizzes, tests, and a paper.

Intended Audience:

Interested undergraduates

Class Format:

Two meetings per week, most in lecture format but designed for class discussion.

 

Schedule

CLCIV 383 - Death in the Ancient World
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
33174
Open
2
 
18
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM

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