Roman Art and Archaeology

Type

Course

Institution

University of Arizona

Platform

Coursera

Cost

Free (certificate fee: USD$ 29, optional)

Available in

English, French, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Russian

Description*

This course provides an overview of the Roman culture from the early Iron Age (ca. 1000 BCE) of Roman culture to the 1st century CE. It is offered by the University of Arizona through Coursera, an online learning platform.

 It illustrates the role played by key personalities in shaping Rome's history including the Roman republic and the empire. Through the course, participants will learn the evolution of culture, architecture, and arts with the expansion of the Roman Empire through the Mediterranean and beyond.

Some of the course contents are:

  •  The early Romans and their ancestors (ca. 1000 - 500 BCE)
  • The Roman Republic's rise and fall (509 - 31 BCE)
  •  Augustus and the early Roman Empire (31 BCE - 1st century CE)