Age of Nero
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Nero, the last of the Julio-Claudian emperors, promoted an artistic golden age to rival that of the first emperor, Augustus. Topics for study may include: literary authors such as Seneca, Lucan, Persius and Petronius; Nero's extravagant building projects in Rome; his reputation, ancient and modern, as an artist-emperor.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 314, 325 (if taken in the same topic).
Prerequisites: 100 or permission of the department.
Undergraduate course in Greek and Roman Studies offered by the Department of Greek and Roman Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.