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Suggested: 5 hours/week...

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Introduction to 'Roman Art and Archaeology'

2 videos (Total 4 min), 7 readings
2 videos
Dr. Soren in Italy1m
7 readings
About the course10m
About us10m
Syllabus10m
Grading policy10m
The textbook10m
Online resources10m
Archaeological excavation opportunities10m
Week
2
5 hours to complete

The Early Romans and Their Ancestors (ca. 1000 - 500 BCE)

29 videos (Total 100 min), 4 quizzes
29 videos
2. Rome before Rome1m
3. The Sepulcretum1m
4. The People of Ancient Italy5m
5. Guest Lecture: Dr. Emma Blake on Bronze Age Italians14m
6. Early Iron Age Chronology42s
1. The Orientalizing Period2m
2. The Etruscans1m
3. Etruscan Origins I1m
4. Etruscan Origins II35s
5. Etruscan Origins III47s
6. Etruscan Society5m
7. Etruscan Artisans4m
8. Tumuli at Cerveteri1m
9. Tombs at Tarquinia3m
10. Life and Death4m
1. Greek Art in Etruria1m
2. The Francois Vase4m
3. Greek Myth in Etruria I1m
4. Greek Myth in Etruria II4m
5. Etruscan Belief2m
6. Tomb of the Infernal Chariot4m
7. The Necropolis at Orvieto I50s
8. The Necropolis at Orvieto II4m
9. Guest Lecture: Dr. Alba Frascarelli on Velzna8m
10. Populonia I45s
11. Populonia II4m
12. The Etruscans in Rome39s
13. The Early Roman Forum1m
3 practice exercises
Quiz One: The Early Romans and Their Ancestors16m
Quiz Two: The Etruscans, Part I20m
Quiz Three: The Etruscans, Part II20m
Week
3
5 hours to complete

The Roman Republic's Rise and Fall (509 - 31 BCE)

23 videos (Total 124 min), 4 quizzes
23 videos
2. Forum Romanum I4m
3. Forum Romanum II4m
4. Forum Romanum III2m
5. Ancient Architectural Orders4m
6. The Doric Order3m
7. The Ionic and Tuscan Orders6m
8. The Capitoline Hill3m
9. The Beginning of Rome's Expansion52s
1. Early Roman Expansion11m
2. Underwater Archaeology4m
3. Republican Art11m
4. Carthage1m
5. "Carthage: A Mosaic of Ancient Tunisia"27m
1. Rome's Revolutionary Century8m
2. The Temple of Fortuna at Praeneste4m
3. The Roman Domus and Theatre6m
4. The Theater of Pompey Today44s
5. Roman Portraiture2m
6. Greek Art in Rome2m
7. Roman Lamps I47s
8. Roman Lamps II1m
9. Roman Glass3m
3 practice exercises
Quiz Four: The Early Republic16m
Quiz Five: The Middle Republic14m
Quiz Six: The Civil Wars18m
Week
4
6 hours to complete

Augustus and the Early Roman Empire (31 BCE - 1st century CE)

19 videos (Total 152 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
19 videos
2. "Forgotten Lives: The Ancient City of Troy"18m
3. Guest Lecture: Dr. David Gilman Romano's Digital Map of Augustan Rome10m
4. Guest Lecture: Dr. Marylin Skinner on Roman Gender and Sexuality13m
5. The Legacy of Augustus19s
1. Art After Augustus: Tiberius and the Julio-Claudians9m
2. Roman Pottery5m
3. The Julio-Claudians after Tiberius: Caligula, Claudius, and Nero6m
4. Guest Lecture: Dr. Phillip Waddell on Roman Historiography and Nero16m
5. Nero's Domus Aurea11m
1. The Flavian Emperors: Vespasian, Titus, and Domitian10m
2. The Arch of Titus6m
3. The Eruption of Vesuvius (79 CE)3m
4. Pompeii4m
5. The Pompeian House2m
6. Pompeii in 3D4m
7. The Alexander Mosaic I2m
8. The Alexander Mosaic II5m
9. The End of the Flavians41s
2 readings
Peter Ustinov sings as Nero10m
Dr. Soren's Work at Kourion (Coming Soon!)10m
3 practice exercises
Quiz Seven: The Age of Augustus12m
Quiz Eight: The Julio-Claudian Emperors16m
Quiz Nine: The Flavian Emperors14m
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By VJJul 6th 2016

To me, it is the best structured course so far. Quiz after every lesson and written assignment after every week. Also, prof. Soren is reproducing it steadily and in comprehending fashion.

By RBFeb 6th 2017

Very well structured course. interesting topics, good pace, nice video's, interesting guest lectures and not too easy test question made this an interesting learning experience.

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David Soren

Regents Professor of Classics and Anthropology
Classics and Anthropology

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