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090091 VO Introduction to Greek Archaeology (2021W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 9 - Altertumswissenschaften
MIXEDSTEOP

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Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Termin für das Tutorium "Einführung in die Griechische Archäologie": FR 12:00-13:30, 1. Termin: 08.10.2021, Ort: Abgusssammlung am Institut f. Klassische Archäologie, Tutorin: Marie-Therese Schmid;

Monday 04.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Monday 11.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Monday 18.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Monday 25.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Monday 08.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Monday 15.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Monday 22.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 29.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 06.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 13.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Monday 10.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Monday 17.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Monday 24.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Monday 31.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Objectives:
• To provide students with a basic foundation for the study of Greek Archaeology encompassing the chronological and geographical range of the discipline;
• To introduce students to key categories of evidence for the study of Greek Archaeology, to include the integration of images, material culture, text and landscapes;
• To offer an overview of key methods and approaches in Greek Archaeology.

Content:
The lectures set out a comprehensive introduction to the discipline of Greek Archaeology. They will span the chronological range of classical antiquity from the rise of the Greek polis in the Early Iron Age, through the development of Homeric and aristocratic society in the Archaic period, through maturation of the political community in the Classical period, to the transformation and expansion of Greek culture in the Hellenistic period. Geographically, we will focus on the Aegean, but we will also explore examples from the wider Greek world from Afghanistan to Iberia, and from the Nile valley to the Black Sea.

Methods:
Lectures will be offered in person, but may be moved hybrid or online form if necessary. The detailed program of lecture subjects will be available at the beginning of the semester via the Moodle learning platform.

Assessment and permitted materials

The assessment is 100% by exam. The exam will assess students' interpretation of various archaeological sources (visual and material) discussed in the lectures. Answers must demonstrate knowledge of the material, but also critical analysis and the logical organisation of information.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimum grade for positive assessment: 51% of marks available.

Examination topics

Lecture material (handouts and power points from the lectures); reading list; additional material on Moodle platform.

Reading list

Alcock, S. and R. Osborne. 2012. Classical Archaeology. Oxford.
Hölscher, T. 2002. Klassische Archäologie: Grundwissen. Stuttgart.
Mannack. T. 2012. Griechische Vasenmalerei: Eine Einführung. Darmstadt.
Osborne, R. 1998. Archaic and Classical Greek Art. Oxford.

Association in the course directory

Anrechenbar: Teil der StEOP:
im BA: StEOP;
im BA alt: StEOP;
im EC 596;

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