2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTH 114 - Ancient Cities and Sanctuaries


Introduces the great urban and religious centers of the ancient world. The course examines the concept of the city as it first evolved in the Near East and as it developed in classical Greece and Rome. The course emphasizes both the design and structure of urban spaces and the factors affecting town planning. Discusses ancient sanctuaries not only as areas of religious worship, but also as centers of cultural activity involving theater, art, athletics and politics. Cities and sanctuaries are viewed in their historical setting as part of the larger civilizations, that nurtured them.

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every other year