CL/AH 243 - Scripta Manent: Latin Epigraphy

The course provides students with the basic instruments needed to draw information about the life of ancient Rome from Latin inscriptions. During the course basic Latin grammar elements are provided in order to interpret texts. The inscriptions examined in class will supply information about various aspects of Roman history: social structure, everyday life, military life, political organization, economic issues, law and religion. The analysis of inscriptions will take place both in class and in field studies to give students the chance to practice reading inscription texts and to become familiar with their location, supports and materials.

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