Critical Concepts in Culture

This course examines different concepts critical to the shaping of primarily “Western” culture(s), with a glance at similar concepts in “non-Western” cultures. The course addresses the complex relationships between material, literary, and cultural remains. Topics may include crime and punishment in the ancient world; healers and holy men in antiquity; city and country life; the place of religion in ancient societies; the ancient city; food and feasts in antiquity; warfare and migrations; Greeks, Romans, and barbarians. Online (Bauschatz)

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CLAS 160D3

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