Classics Lecture 1

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

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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: [email protected] • Christine Johnston. Email: [email protected] • Hillary Pietricola. Email: [email protected] • Kathy Piller. Email: [email protected] • Catherine Pratt. Email: [email protected] • Emily Rush. Email: [email protected] 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, you‟re all set • Difficulties with changing sections John K. Papadopoulos • [email protected] • 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 „Ιστορία = 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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