Fall 2019 - HS 312 D100
Greek Art and Archaeology (4)
Class Number: 5600
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Mo, We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Dec 10, 2019
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Prerequisites:One of the following courses: ARCH 100, ARCH 201, HS 100, HS 231, HS 232, HS/HIST 277 or by permission of the instructor.
Introduces the major Greek archaeological sites from the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic period through a chronological and historical survey of Greek art and architecture. Examines the ways in which ancient Greeks used and interacted with their material remains and how they relate to their social, cultural, religious, and political practices and institutions. Students with credit for ARCH 312 cannot take this course for further credit. Students with credit for ARCH 321 under the title "Select Regions in World Archaeology I: Greece" may not take this course for further credit.
This course introduces students to the major Greek archaeological sites from the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic period, through a chronological and historical survey of their art and architecture. Emphasis is placed on the history of the excavations and the individuals who played a part in the shaping of the field, as well as the manner in which ancient Greeks used and interacted with their material remains. This is achieved through a series of case studies, which discuss each of the sites and their monuments in relation to the social, cultural, religious, and political practices and institutions that were associated with them. Special interest is also given to the evolution of Greek town planning, as well as Greek settlements in the diaspora (Near East and Magna Graecia).
- Class Participation 10%
- Paper Proposal and Bibliography 10%
- Midterm Examination 25%
- Final Paper 25%
- Final Examination 30%
- J. Pedley, Greek Art and Archaeology, 5th ed. (Upper Saddle River, N.J., 2012) All readings will be made available either on Canvas or at the SFU library.
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