Classics Lecture 1

Classics Lecture 1 - Classics 51A Greek Art &...

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Unformatted text preview: Classics 51A Greek Art & Archaeology John K. Papadopoulos Classics 51A This course is designed as an introduction to the archaeology of the Greek world in the Mediterranean, ca. 3000-300 B.C., including: History of excavation Development of scientific techniques The changing nature of the discipline We will focus on the different phases of discovery & their contribution to our understanding of antiquity, & on the role of modern agendas in exploring & appropriating the past Periods covered include: The Neolithic (or New Stone Age) ending ca. 3000 BC The Bronze Age (3000-1100 BC) cultures of the Minoans & Mycenaeans The Early Iron Age (1050-700 BC) The Archaic Period (700-480 BC) The Classical Period (480-323 BC) Ending with the Hellenistic Period (323 BC to the 1 st century BC) TAs and Sections Sonali Gupta-Agarwal. Email: sonaliga@ucla.edu Christine Johnston. Email: christiejohnston@yahoo.ca Hillary Pietricola. Email: hpietric@gmail.com Kathy Piller. Email: kpiller@ucla.edu Catherine Pratt. Email: cepratt@ucla.edu Emily Rush. Email: erush@humnet.ucla.edu Section times & locations Thursdays 1A 2:00-3:15 (MS 5118) 1B 11:00-12:15 (Public Affairs 2270) 1C 3:00-4:15 (Royce 160) 1D 3:30-4:45 (Dodd 154) 1I 9:30-10.45 (Lakretz 120) 1J 3:00-4:15 (Franz 2258A) 1K 8:00-9:15 (Public Affairs 2284) Fridays 1E 12:30-1:45 (Public Affairs 2325) 1F 11:00-12:15 (Public Affairs 2325) 1G 10:00-11:15 (Dodd 162) 1H 1:00-2:15 (Dodd 154) 1L 8:00-9:15 (Public Affairs 2284) All students currently on waitlist Are assured a position in the class So, if you are on a waitlist, youre all set Difficulties with changing sections John K. Papadopoulos JKP@humnet.ucla.edu Office: Fowler A422 Office hours: Tuesdays 3:00-5:00pm & by appointment Course reader: from Course Reader Material , 1080 Broxton Blvd. (310) 443 3303 http://ccle.ucla.edu/course/view/11S-Classic51A-1 Everything, including all PowerPoint Lecture presentations, will be posted on the course website Textbook & course requirements W. Biers, The Archaeology of Greece (2 nd ed.) 1996 Course reader: from Course Reader Material , 1081 Broxton Ave. (310) 443 3303 Etienne volume on course website Note also additional reading on Reserve in Powell Library Two short written assignments (five pages max) 20% each (TurnItIn) GE Requirement Hints on writing papers on course website Midterm: Slide exam (April 26) 15% Final exam (June 9) 35% Section (preparation and presentation) 10% Slides will be chosen from Study Images on course website Eratosthenes (ca. 200 BC) of Kyrene (ca. 285-194 BC) The world Archaeology jArcaiologiva Greek word Study of the past Mythology, Lore, Study of Antiquities = History = Inquiry (first used by Herodotus in the 5 th century BC) Archaeology is the discovery of treasures as well as meticulous work of scientific analysis (often painstaking work, toiling in the sun) Excavation Regional Survey...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course CLASSIC 51a taught by Professor Papadapolous during the Spring '12 term at UCLA.

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