CL 17A - Introduction to Greek Archaeology


Syllabus:

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Aug    
 23    Introduction to class syllabus, etc.; Topography and Landscape of Ancient Greece  Word List

 28   Introduction to archaeology and chronology               Word List
            (TEXT xxiii-xxvi and Ch. 1)

 30    The Beginnings - Crete and the Cyclades               Word List
            (TEXT Ch. 2: 20-27);
            Papathanassopoulos “Neolithic”
Sept
 4    Mainland Greece - Early Helladic         Word List
            (TEXT Ch. 2: 27-31)

 6  The Minoan Civilization - Palaces Old and New         Word List
            (TEXT Ch. 2: 32-39);
            Biers 23-52; Theseus myth

11  Minoan Art and Religion        Word List  Newly Discovered Minoan Tomb
            Biers 52-61

13   The eruption of Thera and the end of the Minoan Civilization    Word List
            (TEXT Ch. 2: 39-43, 46 and Ch. 3: 50-52);
            Preziosi and Hitchcock 122-129

18   Middle to Late Bronze Age – beginning of the Mycenaean Civilization    Word List
            (TEXT Ch. 2: 43-45);
            Biers 62-65

 20   Mycenaean Architecture: in life and death   Word List
            (TEXT Ch. 3: 52-59);
            Biers 65-78

  25   Mycenaean Art and Religion    Word List  The Griffin Warrior
            (TEXT Ch. 3: 59-67);
            Biers 78-96

  27   End of the Mycenaean Age
            Biers 97-109
Oct
 2     EXAM 1       Review Guide

 4     The Dark Age and Early Iron Age Word List
             (TEXT Ch. 4: 68-73, 84-85, 89-96);
             Whitley 77-101
 
  9      The Geometric Period  Word List
              (TEXT Ch. 4: 73-84, 86-88)

11     7th century   Word List
            (TEXT Ch. 6 and Ch. 7: 152-167)

16     Greek Sanctuaries, Religion, and Art
           (TEXT Ch. 7: 167-178);
           Whitley 134-164

18    Archaic Period and its Architecture   Word List
           (TEXT Ch. 5 and Ch. 8: 179-189); Sacred Building 57-77    

23    Archaic Period Sculpture
            (TEXT Ch. 8: 190-199); Whitley 195-223

25     Vase Painting I    Word List
             (TEXT Ch. 8: 199-208 and Ch. 9); Boardman 79-102

30-Nov 1   Vase Painting II
          
   (TEXT Ch. 10: 255-263) 

 6     EXAM 2     Review Guide 

 8     No Class

13    The Classical Period - Early 5thc. Architecture and Sculpture (Olympia and Delphi)  Word List
           (TEXT Ch. 10: 235-2467)

29    High Classical Style  (Athenian Acropolis)    Word List  Visit the Acropolis Museum
           (TEXT Ch. 10: 246-254 and Ch. 11); Whitley 342-363

20    Town and Country - Secular Architecture in the Classical and Hellenistic Period
            (TEXT Ch. 13); Camp 90-150         

22    No Class - THANKSGIVING  

27     4th century Architecture and Sculpture
             (TEXT Ch. 12)

29     The Hellenistic Period  TERM PROJECT DUE
            (TEXT Ch. 14)     
          
11 (3-5pm)    EXAM 3   Review Guide
 219 Dwinelle Hall

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