WTI-4G Discovering Italy: Iron Age to Roman Empire
Professor Heather Vincent
Learn about the history and material culture of Italy from the secrets of the Pre-Roman civilizations to the decadence of the later Empire. Investigate Etruscan “cities of the dead” in Tarquinia and Cerveteri. Visit the island of Sicily to explore the vast and mysterious “Valley of the Temples”. Study the technological innovations of the Roman baths, aqueducts, roads, and sewer systems. Discover Pompeii and Herculaneum, cities frozen in time. Experience the daily life of the Roman elite by walking through Pompeiian villas, taverns, and brothels.