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Lansford, Tyler Instructor

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Research

research overview

  • Dr. Lansford's primary area of expertise is the historical topography of the city of Rome from antiquity to the present day. His work in this area is reflected both in his 2009 book 'The Latin Inscriptions of Rome' and in his teaching and research. He is currently writing an introduction to the historical topography of ancient Rome.

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  • historical topography of Rome, history of ancient Rome, Roman art and architecture, Latin language

Teaching

courses taught

  • ARTH 2049 - Introduction to Roman Art and Architecture
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Introduces the monuments and sites of the ancient Roman world from the foundation of Rome (753 B.C.E.) to Constantine (306-307 C.E.). Emphasizes the relationship of art, architecture, and artifacts to the political, social, and religious institutions of Italy and the provinces. Same as CLAS 2049.
  • ARTH 4199 - Roman Architecture
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Examines the designs, functions and construction methods of ancient Roman towns, temples, baths, houses and civic structures, as well as utilitarian structures including roads and aqueducts. Emphasizes Roman architectural forms and spaces as vehicles for political propaganda and empire consolidation. Same as CLAS 4199 and CLAS 5199.
  • CLAS 1061 - The Rise and Fall of Ancient Rome
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Surveys the rise of ancient Rome in the eighth century B.C. to its fall in the fifth century A.D. Emphasizes political institutions, foreign policy, leading personalities, and unique cultural accomplishments. No Greek or Latin required. Same as HIST 1061.
  • CLAS 1100 - Greek and Roman Mythology
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Fall 2018 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019
    Covers Greek and Roman myths as expressions of religious experience and imagination, of Greek and Roman culture and society, and as part of the fabric of Western cultural tradition. Of particular interest to students of literature and the arts, psychology, anthropology, and history. No Greek or Latin required.
  • CLAS 2049 - Introduction to Roman Art and Architecture
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Introduces the monuments and sites of the ancient Roman world from the foundation of Rome (753 B.C.E.) to Constantine (306-307 C.E.). Emphasizes the relationship of art, architecture, and artifacts to the political, social, and religious institutions of Italy and the provinces. Same as ARTH 2049. Formerly CLAS 3049.
  • CLAS 4081 - The Roman Republic
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2019
    Studies the Roman Republic from its foundation in 753 B.C. to its conclusion with the career of Augustus. Emphasizes the development of Roman Republican government. Readings are in the primary sources. No Greek or Latin required. Same as CLAS 5081 and HIST 4081.
  • CLAS 4091 - The Roman Empire
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Spring 2020
    Intense survey of Imperial Rome from the Roman revolution to the passing of centralized political authority in the western Mediterranean. Emphasizes life, letters and personalities of the empire. No Greek or Latin required. Same as CLAS 5091 and HIST 4091.
  • CLAS 4199 - Roman Architecture
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Examines the designs, functions and construction methods of ancient Roman towns, temples, baths, houses and civic structures, as well as utilitarian structures, including roads and aqueducts. Emphasizes Roman architectural forms and spaces as vehicles for political propaganda and empire consolidation. Same as CLAS 5199 and ARTH 4199.
  • CLAS 5081 - The Roman Republic
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Studies the Roman Republic from its foundation in 753 B.C. to its conclusion with the career of Augustus. Emphasizes the development of Roman Republican government. Readings are in the primary sources. No Greek or Latin required. Same as CLAS 4081 and HIST 4081.
  • CLAS 5091 - The Roman Empire
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Intense survey of Imperial Rome from the Roman revolution to the passing of centralized political authority in the western Mediterranean. Emphasizes life, letters and personalities of the empire. No Greek or Latin required. Same as CLAS 4091 and HIST 4091.
  • CLAS 5199 - Roman Architecture
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Examines the designs, functions and construction methods of ancient Roman towns, temples, baths, houses and civic structures, as well as utilitarian structures including roads and aqueducts. Emphasizes Roman architectural forms and spaces as vehicles for political propaganda and empire consolidation. Same as CLAS 4199 and ARTH 4199.
  • HIST 1061 - The Rise and Fall of Ancient Rome
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Surveys the rise of ancient Rome in the eighth century B.C. to its fall in the fifth century A.D. Emphasizes political institutions, foreign policy, leading personalities, and unique cultural accomplishments. Same as CLAS 1061.
  • HIST 4081 - The Roman Republic
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2019
    Studies the Roman Republic from its foundation in 753 B.C. to its conclusion with the career of Augustus. Emphasizes the development of Roman Republic government. Readings are in the primary sources. No Greek or Latin required. Same as CLAS 4081 and CLAS 5081.
  • HIST 4091 - The Roman Empire
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Spring 2020
    Studies Imperial Roman history beginning with the Roman Revolution and ending with examination of the passing of centralized political authority in the western Mediterranean. Emphasizes life, letters and personalities of the Empire. Same as CLAS 4091 and CLAS 5091.
  • LATN 2124 - Intermediate Latin 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Selections from Virgil's Aeneid with attention to literary form and context as well as advanced grammar and syntax. Recommended prerequisite: LATN 2114.
  • LATN 3014 - Introduction to Latin Prose
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Author or topic in Latin specified in the online Schedule Planner (e.g., Cicero, Livy, Pliny). May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours for different topics. Formerly CLAS 3014.

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