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ART 362 Rome and Hollywood (CORE—Western Civilization)

Prerequisite: A course in film and/or the ancient world (art, history, literature) or permission of the instructor. (Second semester—even years/3 credits) 

This course focuses on the interpretation of popular and artistic representations of Roman history and society in the modern medium of cinema. This course will consider some of the most imaginative American, British and Italian films recreating ancient Rome, from the epics of the silent era to modern television documentaries and blockbusters.