Charmaine Gorrie

Research Interests

 

  • the art, archaeology, and history of the Severan period
  • the art and architecture of the Middle Republic
  • women in antiquity

Current Projects

 

  • the reception of the Severan emperors

 

I completed my BA and MA at the University of Alberta and my PhD at the University of British Columbia on the building programme of Septimius Severus in Rome. During this time I also worked on various excavations in southern Italy with the University of Alberta. I have been teaching at UBC since 1996.

Publications

  • ‘Commodus (Marcus Aurelius Commodus Antoninus Augustus),’ The Encyclopedia of Ancient History (Wiley-Blackwell 2012)
  • ‘Elagabalus (Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus),’ The Encyclopedia of Ancient History (Wiley-Blackwell 2012)
  • “Lucius Verus (Lucius Aurelius Verus Augustus),’ The Encyclopedia of Ancient History (Wiley-Blackwell 2012)
  • ‘The Restoration of the Porticus Octaviae and Severan Imperial Policy,’ Greece & Rome 54 (2007): 1 – 17.
  • ‘Julia Domna’s Building Patronage, Imperial Family Roles, and the Severan Revival of Moral Legislation,’ Historia-Zeitschrift Fur Alte Geschichte, 53 (2004): 61 – 72.
  • ‘The Severan Building Programme and the Secular Games,’ Athenaeum-Studi Periodici di Letteratura e Storia dell’ Antichità, 90 (2002): 461 – 481.
  • ‘The Septizodium Revisited: The Monument in its Historical and Urban Context,’ Latomus, 60 (2001): 653 – 670.
Winter 2020

CLST311 Women in the Bronze Age, Classical Greek and Hellenistic Cultures Sections

The images projected in mythology, literature, and art are compared with realities of women's lives insofar as they can be reconstructed from historical, legal, and archaeological records.

Winter 2020

CLST401E Seminar in Classical History - SEM CLASSCL HIST Sections

Selected topics in Greek or Roman history, with an emphasis on research. Restricted to majors and honours students in CLST, CLAS, CLAH, ARGR, GRNE, CNRS.

Winter 2020

LATN101 Beginning Latin I Sections

Classical Latin, Part I.

Winter 2020

LATN351 Latin Literature of the Classical Period (Verse) Sections

Readings in Latin Verse.

Winter 2020

LATN202 Intermediate Latin II Sections

Completion of the grammatical foundations of classical Latin, Part II; an introduction to the reading of unadapted passages of Latin literature and discussion of thier cultural contexts.

Winter 2020

LATN350 Latin Literature of the Classical Period (Prose) Sections

Readings in Latin Prose.

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