AH/CL 227 - Forma Urbis: The Archaeology of Ancient Rome
The course is an introduction to the urban development of Rome from the Iron Age hut settlements on the Palatine hill to the city’s decline in Late Antiquity. It will examine the different phases of Rome’s topographical transformations by looking at the main areas of the ancient city, as well as by analyzing different typologies of monuments and urban infrastructure. By the end of the course, students will gain a first-hand insight on the physical appearance of one of the largest and most complex cites of the ancient world.
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