This article describes an approach to teaching ancient Roman art using historical empathy and current world events to foster students’ engagement with, and learning about, both ancient Roman art and, more broadly, the power of art. This pedagogical approach can inspire richer understanding and increased motivation to learn, while offering possibilities for civic engagement. The suggestions may be helpful for secondary or college-level teachers of Roman art, and for classics teachers who incorporate ancient visual culture.
Rose, Marice, "A New Approach to Teaching Roman Art History" (2016). Visual & Performing Arts Faculty Publications. 38.
Rose, Marice. "A New Approach to Teaching Roman Art History." Classical World 110.1 (2016): 119-136.