CLAS 540A (H01) - Environment, Technology and Ancient Society: Sustaining Ancient Rome Ecology and Empire

Hon/Sustaining Ancient Rome

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 16082
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.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 515
Only the following students: Honors Program
Attributes: Honors course, Environment,Tech&Society(Disc)
Instructors: Susan Curry

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 MW 1:10pm - 2:30pm MURK 201