CLA 315: Ancient Religion

April 04, 2021

CLA 315: Ancient Religion

Join us in a study of the religious beliefs and practices of the ancient Mediterranean. We’ll explore the religious traditions of Egypt, Greece, and Rome, through the lens of both texts and material culture. Topics include views of the afterlife, temples and sanctuaries, re-ligion in domestic contexts, “mystery” religions, and the rise of Christianity.We will also consider ways religious practices were used to express social identity, using new material from Professor Morison’s current archaeological field research.

For further information, contact Professor M. Morison at [email protected]

*Fall 2021: Cross-listed with CLA 350.

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