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CLST 519A Topics in Roman Art and Archaeology - TPCS RMN ART ARC

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 3


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
CLST 519A 001Seminar2 Mon Fri15:0016:30

Historical Roman Relief Sculpture. This course will examine Roman historical relief sculpture. We will look at the development of this type of representation from Republic precedents and its use on imperial monuments.until late antiquity. Some of the topics that will be examined are the use of narrative, iconography and symbol, the response of the viewer, and the reception of these monuments. The purpose and context of these works within the imperial policy of each emperor will also be considered. While the course will concentrate on monuments in the city of Rome, we will also discuss some examples from outside the capital. Cross-listed with CLST 403D.