CLAS 540A (1SY) - Environment, Technology and Ancient Society: Sustaining Ancient Rome Ecology and Empire

Sustaining Ancient Rome

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics
Online Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 55807
This course examines the interplay between the ancient Roman environment, Roman technological innovations, and the values of Roman imperial society. Examining Roman innovations in water supply, building technology, mining, and more, this course explores the ethical questions that arise through the use of ancient Roman technology, evaluates the effects of these technologies on the environment and Roman society, and determines whether Roman values encouraged or discouraged a responsible approach to technology and the environment.
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Equivalent(s): CLAS 515
Attributes: Environment,Tech&Society(Disc)
Instructors: Susan Curry

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 MWF 2:10pm - 3:00pm ONLINE