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CLAS 4380/6380

Death: Antiquity and Its Legacy
Credit Hours:

An examination of funerals, disposal, and the commemoration of the dead in ancient Greece and Italy and the legacy of ancient death in the modern era from Medieval to contemporary practices. Emphasis is placed on death in the urban and suburban landscape and the changing periphery of the dead.

CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1000H or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1010H or CLAS 1020 or CLAS 1020H
Course Type:
Classical Culture

Instructors of this Course

Department Head and Professor

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UGA Classics explores Greek and Roman culture (material; intellectual; religious) from Troy to Augustine; Classical languages and literatures (Greek, Latin, and in English translation); and the reception of Classical Antiquity with A.B. and M.A. degrees in Classics with multiple areas of emphasis. The Minor in Classical Culture complements degree programs across campus. New to Classics? Take a course with us on campus or in Europe and acquire future-ready skills.

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