Greek Archaeology LM

A.Y. 2021/2022
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
More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for the academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the development of the public health situation.
Course syllabus
The course consists in an advanced discussion of Greek Art and Archaeology of the 5th century BCE, including the Severe and High Classical periods. 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 part (A) is dedicated to the Severe period (480-450 BCE); the second part (B) is dedicated to the first phase of the High Classical period (450-425 BCE); the third (C) is dedicated to the second phase of the High Classical period (425-400 BCE).
Prerequisites for admission
Because of the advanced character of the course, a basic knowledge of Greek art and archaeology (Archaic to Hellenistic) is expected.
Teaching methods
Lectures are frontal and take place in the classroom.
Teaching Resources
For students attending lectures:

Part A:
Bejor, G., M. Castoldi, and C. Lambrugo. 2013. Arte Greca. Milan: Mondadori Università. Chapter 4.
Settis, S. ed. 1997. I Greci: storia, cultura, arte, società, vol. 2.2. Turin: Einaudi. Articles by Asheri, Frontisi-Ducroux, Lissarrague.

Part B:
Bejor, G., M. Castoldi, and C. Lambrugo. 2013. Arte Greca. Milan: Mondadori Università. Chapter 5.
Settis, S. ed. 1997. I Greci: storia, cultura, arte, società, vol. 2.2. Turin: Einaudi. Articles by Höcker and Schneider, Borbein, Hölscher.

Part C
Bejor, G., M. Castoldi, and C. Lambrugo. 2013. Arte Greca. Milan: Mondadori Università. Chapter 5.
Settis, S. ed. 1997. I Greci: storia, cultura, arte, società, vol. 2.2. Turin: Einaudi. Articles by Greco, Schmidt, Giuliani.

For non-attending students:
Same bibliography (see above for attending students) plus:
Hölscher, T. 2008. Il mondo dell'arte greca. Turin: Einaudi.
Lippolis, E., M. Livadiotti, and G. Rocco. 2007. Architettura greca: Milan: Mondadori.
Bejor, G. ed. 2012. Botteghe e artigiani. Marmorari, bronzisti, ceramisti e vetrai nell'antichità classica. Milan: Mondadori.
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)