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CC200 Classical World
MWF 1.25-2.20


Prof. Michael Arnush Ladd 209 x5462
marnush@skidmore.edu Hours: MW 11 or by appointment


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Date Topic Readings
     
April 1

Late Republic: Republican Art
Prof. Mechem

Vergil Aeneid 1-3
Tang assignment due
April 4 Augustan Age: Augustan Art
Prof. Mechem
Vergil Aeneid 4-6
April 6 Augustan Age: Life of Augustus
Prof. Arnush
Timeline
Res Gestae Divi Augusti ("The Achievements of the Divine Augustus")
April 8 Republican and Augustan Ages: Discussion
Prof. Arnush
April 9 Trip to Metropolitan Museum of New York
April 11 Private world: Roman domus and villa
Prof. Mechem
Vergil Aeneid 7-8
April 13 Augustan Age: Vergil's Aeneid
Prof. Wouters
Second paper assigned
April 15 Augustan Age: Vergil's Aeneid
Prof. Wouters
Vergil Aeneid 9-10
April 18 Augustan Age: Vergil's Aeneid
Prof. Wouters
Vergil Aeneid 11-12
April 20 Private world: Roman family
Prof. Arnush
Timeline of the successors to Augustus
Petronius Satyricon, "Dinner at Trimalchio's House" (handout)
April 22 Private world: Roman elegy
Prof. Nesholm
Ovid Heroides 1, 7
April 25 Private world: Roman elegy
Prof. Nesholm
Ovid Heroides 16, 17
April 27 Classical texts and the canon
Prof. Wouters
Second paper due
Final paper project
April 28 Classical World Lecture: Prof. Richard Tarrant, Harvard University, 8.00pm  
April 29 Roman world: discussion
Prof. Tarrant
 
May 2 Classical world: discussion
Prof. Arnush
May 9 Final paper due