Research modern day satires and compare/contrast their style to the style that Juvenal is using in his Satires. What is the same about the styles? What is different? Is there anything unexpected/surprising in that comparison? Write a short report on your findings.
Come to class with an explanation of the conversion of dollars to Roman silver coins. If you were to convert the prices of commonplace items from coins to dollars, what might things cost in Rome?
Use an empty shoebox to recreate a scene from the Satires. Puncture a hole in one side so that the viewer can peer through and see the scene in 3-D.
Create a CD soundtrack of 10 or mores songs that you think would be appropriate choices for certain scenes if these Satires were ever made into a film. Create a list of songs, and...
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