Greek Archaeology LM

A.Y. 2020/2021
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
If the health emergency continues, the lessons will take place online.
Students will find all the information to access the lessons, any changes to the program and any changes in the reference material (bibliography etc.) on the Ariel teaching site at the beginning of the second semester.
If it is not possible to take the exam according to the methods described in the Syllabus, the exam can be conducted online with the methods that will be communicated on the Ariel website of the course at the end of the series of lessons.
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 part (A) is dedicated to the Protogeometric, Geometric, and Orientalizing periods (1050-600 BCE); the second part (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 basic knowledge of Greek art and archaeology (Archaic to Hellenistic) is expected.
Teaching methods
Classes 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. Chapters 1, 2.
Settis, S. ed. 1996. I Greci: storia, cultura, arte, società, vol. 2.1. Turin: Einaudi. Articles by Snodgrass, Ampolo, d'Agostino.

Part B:
Bejor, G., M. Castoldi, and C. Lambrugo. 2013. Arte Greca. Milan: Mondadori Università. Chapter 3.
Settis, S. ed. 1996. I Greci: storia, cultura, arte, società, vol. 2.1. Turin: Einaudi. Articles by Marconi, Gruben, Graf.

Part C
Bejor, G., M. Castoldi, and C. Lambrugo. 2013. Arte Greca. Milan: Mondadori Università. Chapter 3.
Settis, S. ed. 1996. I Greci: storia, cultura, arte, società, vol. 2.1. Turin: Einaudi. Articles by Shapiro, Fehr, Willers.

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.
Boardman, J. 1990. Vasi ateniesi a figure nere. Un manuale. Milan: Rusconi.
Boardman, J. 1992. Vasi ateniesi a figure rosse: periodo arcaico. Milan: Rusconi.
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)