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noteworthy in this region: Classical, Underwater, and Near Eastern. The first third of the program is designed to give
students a basic knowledge of Greco-Roman history and archaeology in Asia Minor (southwestern Turkey is home
to some of the most impressive Greco-Roman sites in the ancient world, e.g. Ephesus, Pergamum). The lectures
(many of them on-site) will introduce students to the history, mythology, religion, and art history of the region, as
well as to techniques of land excavation. The second segment (with some overlap) will focus on the specific
techniques and potential of underwater archaeology, which has notable origins in Bodrum. Nautical sites and
subject matter may date to all time periods. The last third will cover the archaeology of indigenous cultures in the
region, for the most part focusing on the classical period. In this segment, it is hoped that students will develop an
awareness of the neglected and often misunderstood history and archaeology of the indigenous Anatolians,
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2014 for the course CLA 30 taught by Professor Albu during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.
- Winter '08