UnRoman Romans: Bandits, exiles, sex workers, witches, and other outsiders in the Roman empire
Not everyone could be an ideal Roman. Not everyone wanted to be an ideal Roman . This course will look at those who couldn’t – or wouldn’t – fit into the traditional mould from the bandits to political exiles to witches and beyond, piecing together an alternative picture of Roman society from the perspective of its outsiders. If you have ever wondered how the rest of the Roman world lived, this will give you a roaring introduction to the topic.