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  • Locations: Rome, Italy
  • Program Terms: Spring break
  • Restrictions: Rochester applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:

Pagans and Christians in Rome

Spring Break in Rome

Program Description

Explore the connections between pagans and Christians in ancient Rome. See how pagan religious, cultural, & architectural trends influenced later Christian traditions. How did the rise of Christianity transform the ancient city and society of Rome?

Site Visits:
  • Colosseum
  • Roman Forum
  • Arch of Titus & Arch of Constantine 
  • Pantheon
  • Catacombs of Domitilla, Callisto, San Sebastiano, Agnes
  • Ostia Antica (Ancient Roman Port City)
  • Mithraeum
  • Three Fountains Abbey
  • Early Christian Basilicas
  • St. Peter's Basilica; St. Peter's Necropolis
  • Vatican and Vatican Museums
Outside of Rome:
  • Pompeii
  • Herculaneum
  • Naples


2.0 Credits


Nicholas Gresens, Associate Professor of Instruction, Classics

435 Rush Rhees Library
(585) 275-5112
Fax: (585) 276-1230

Anne Merideth, Professor of Instruction, Religion
Director of Undergraduate Studies

434 Rush Rhees Library
(585) 275-9367
Fax: (585) 276-1230


Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.