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ASM Master Class: Archaeological Evidence for Daily Life in the Ancient Greek and Roman Worlds
July 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 2021
10:00-11:30 a.m. (Arizona time)
a 5-part series taught by Dr. Irene Bald Romano, Curator of Mediterranean Archaeology, Arizona State Museum; Professor of Anthropology, School of Anthropology; Professor of Art History, School of Art
This course focuses on the information about aspects of everyday life of the ancient Greeks and Romans that can be gleaned from archaeological evidence, as opposed to or in combination with written sources, and the various methodologies of the discipline of archaeology that allow us to reconstruct much of the daily lives of ancient Greek and Roman peoples. Topics to be considered are: the lives of men, women, children, slaves and artisans; houses and home life; food and drink; partying and leisure activities.
July 5: General introduction to the Greek and Roman worlds: Geography, Chronology, History, and Nature of the Archaeological Evidence
July 7: Life of Men: Hunters, Soldiers, Doctors, Bakers, Politicians
July 9: Life of Women and Children
July 12: Lives of Slaves, Artisans, and Craftsmen
July 14: Greek and Roman Houses and Gardens, Food, Dining, and Entertainment
$100 ASM members
$150 non members
Amount paid over $50 is a tax-deductible gift.
Proceeds support Dr. Romano's research projects.
Cancelation/refund possible up to the day before the first class. Credit card payments incur a 3% fee.
Image: Detail of a fresco from Villa of the Mysteries, Pompeii