Roman Topography: Urban Life and Cityscapes in Ancient Rome
Advanced undergraduate and graduate seminar on ancient Rome's great monuments and humble buildings, public spaces and streets, and infrastructure and natural features used by and influencing its inhabitants and visitors from 1st c. BCE to 4th c. CE. We turn to traditional topographical research and new visual technologies alike. Survey of ancient Rome's topographical data and methodologies, followed by student team projects. Course plus lab.