Specifications: -5 pages using Times 12 font; double space; 1 margin on all sides. No hand-written, e-mailed, or late papers will be accepted. -Follow Chicago Manual of Style format for bibliography and footnotes. -Due: Thursday, April 19 -Purpose: This short writing assignment will introduce you to recent research on the art and archaeology of ancient Rome. -Address the following in your paper: Clearly state your own thesis, that is, your understanding of Bergmanns research. State this in your first paragraph (your introduction) and return to it in your conclusion. What is Bergmanns thesis? What evidence does Bergmann use to support her thesis? For this, consider what other visual parallels (objects and works of art) and ancient literary sources (primary sources) Bergmann uses. Cite and explain at least one fact you have learned about the art, architecture, and archaeology of ancient Rome. Are there other examples examined in class or in Stokstad and Cothren that you more fully understand after reading Bergmann? What puzzles you about the work(s) discussed by the author? What, do you feel, is this authors contribution to the field of art history in this text?