Department of Classics

Penelope Davies


Other facultyPhD, Yale University

Associate Professor - Art History
Penelope Davies

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Roman Art and Architecture

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C C 340 • Art/Politics Imperial Rome

32410 • Spring 2015
Meets TTH 330pm-500pm DFA 2.204

C C 340 Advanced Topics in Classical Archaeology:

Detailed study of topics such as architecture, sculpture, or topography of sites. No knowledge of Greek or Latin is required.

C C 380 • Rome 2nd Cen Bce Age Of Empire

33370 • Fall 2014
Meets W 900am-1200pm ART 3.432

ROME IN THE SECOND CENTURY BCE: AN AGE OF EMPIRE

This seminar focuses on art, architecture and politics in the first half of the second century BCE in Rome, when, fresh after defeating Hannibal, the city confronted radical change as its sphere of influence expanded into the eastern and western Mediterranean. Change proved unsettling in terms of (for instance) religion, civic identity and senatorial authority, and as the cityscape adapted to reflect Rome's newfound wealth and growing status in the Mediterranean, the stage was set for the civic discord that would bring down the Republic.

C C 340 • Roman Imperial Art

33654 • Spring 2014
Meets TTH 330pm-500pm DFA 2.204

C C 340 Advanced Topics in Classical Archaeology:

Detailed study of topics such as architecture, sculpture, or topography of sites. No knowledge of Greek or Latin is required.

C C 380 • Between Republic And Empire

33385 • Fall 2013
Meets W 900am-1200pm ART 3.432

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C C 383 • Building Empire

33139 • Fall 2012
Meets W 900am-1200pm ART 3.432

C C 383 Studies in Classical Civilization:

Studies in various aspects of Greek and Roman literature, history, and culture.

C C 340 • Art And Polit In Imperial Rome

32529 • Spring 2010
Meets TTH 1100-1230pm ART 1.120
(also listed as ARH 362)

C C 340 Advanced Topics in Classical Archaeology:

Detailed study of topics such as architecture, sculpture, or topography of sites. No knowledge of Greek or Latin is required.

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