CLS 204 When in Rome… Identity and Empire in Ancient Rome

The Course

CLS 204 When in Rome…Identity and Empire in Ancient Rome

An introduction to the history, literature, and culture of ancient Rome focusing on issues of changing identity from the foundation of the Roman state (8th century BC) to the conversion of the Empire to Christianity (4th century AD).

About Robert Vander Poppen

Robert Vander Poppen is an Assistant Professor of Classical Art and Archaeology (Archaeology Program Coordinator).  He has been at Rollins since 2008. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his B.A. summa cum laude from the University of Michigan. Dr. Vander Poppen’s teaching and research interests are Greek, Roman, and Etruscan Archaeology, with a special emphasis on rural communities, urbanism, social history and archaeological field methodology.