Greek Archaeology LM

A.Y. 2019/2020
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
L-ANT/07
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course consists in a critical discussion of Greek Art and Archaeology from the Protogeometric (1050 BCE) down to the end of the Archaic period (480 BCE). The course has a strong contextual character: it includes the art and archaeology of the entire Greek world and focuses on urbanism, monumental architecture, sculpture, and painting.
Expected learning outcomes
The main goal of the course is to provide students with an advanced knowledge of Greek art and archaeology from the 11th to the early 5th century BCE (urbanism, architecture, sculpture, and painting) and a clear understanding of the main methodological approaches to the material.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
The course consists in a critical discussion of Greek Art and Archaeology from the Protogeometric (1050 BCE) down to the end of the Archaic period (480 BCE). The course has a strong contextual character: it includes the art and archaeology of the entire Greek world and focuses on urbanism, monumental architecture, sculpture, and painting. After a general introduction, the first teaching unit (A) is dedicated to the Protogeometric, Geometric, and Orientalizing periods (1050-600 BCE); the second unit (B) is dedicated to the Ripe Archaic period (600-530 BCE); the third (C) is dedicated to the Late Archaic period (530-480 BCE) and the transition to Classical art.
Prerequisites for admission
Because of the advanced character of the course, a prior knowledge of Greek art and archaeology (Archaic to Hellenistic) is needed
Teaching methods
Classes are frontal and take place in the classroom; some will consist in presentations by professors from other institutions.
Teaching Resources
For students attending lectures:
Teaching Unit A:
G. BEJOR, M. CASTOLDI, C. LAMBRUGO, Arte Greca, Mondadori Università, Milano 2013, capitoli 1, 2.
S. SETTIS (ed.), I Greci: storia, cultura, arte, società, vol. 2.1, Einaudi, Torino 1996, articles by Snodgrass, Ampolo, d'Agostino
Teaching Unit B:
G. BEJOR, M. CASTOLDI, C. LAMBRUGO, Arte Greca, Mondadori Università, Milano 2013, capitolo 3.
S. SETTIS (ed.), I Greci: storia, cultura, arte, società, vol. 2.1, Einaudi, Torino 1996, articles by Marconi, Gruben, Graf
Teaching Unit C:
G. BEJOR, M. CASTOLDI, C. LAMBRUGO, Arte Greca, Mondadori Università, Milano 2013, capitolo 3.
S. SETTIS (ed.), I Greci: storia, cultura, arte, società, vol. 2.1, Einaudi, Torino 1996, articles by Shapiro, Fehr, Willers

For non-attending students:
Same bibliography (see above for attending students) plus T. Hölscher, Il mondo dell'arte greca, Einaudi, Torino 2008 (or subsequent prints and editions).
For all students: slides of the classes will be available on the Ariel web site.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The assessment method consists in an oral examination focusing on the topics of the course and starting from the recognition and comment of one or more images from the main textbook. The test aims to highlight the student's knowledge and critical ability in commenting on the material.
Unita' didattica A
L-ANT/07 - CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica B
L-ANT/07 - CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica C
L-ANT/07 - CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor(s)