GRS 314

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 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.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of GRS 314, GRS 325 (if taken in the same topic).


Undergraduate course in Greek and Roman Studies offered by the Department of Greek and Roman Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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