Explores the diverse interactions of the ancient Greeks and Romans with their natural environments, including social and religious conceptions of environment as well as practical topics such as resource extraction and exploitation, landscape modification, and the strain of urban life.
Students entering 2012 or later: satisfies Historical Thought distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies Social Science distribution requirement.
Satisfies depth or breadth course requirement in Humanities Track of the Environmental Studies major or interdisciplinary minor.
Students at all levels welcome.