Class Schedule
(subject to change)
 
January
26: Introduction 
28: Neolithic and Early Bronze Ages  
        READING: Pedley, Introduction, Chap.1, Lawrence, Chaps. 1-2 
         Sesklo, Dimini, and Lerna 
        QUESTION: What kinds of communities can we reconstruct for the Neolithic and early Bronze ages from the evidence at Sesklo, Dimini, and Lerna? What kind of structures did people live in? Are there specialized crafts or tasks for people? Is there evidence for community organization? 
 
 
 
February 
2-4: Bronze Age: Minoan Civilization  
          READING: Pedley, Chaps. 2-3, Lawrence, Chaps. 3-5 
          Minoan Religion  print by clicking on print button above
9-11: Bronze Age: Mycenaean Civilization  
          READING: Pedley, Chap. 3, Lawrence, Chaps. 6-7
16-18: Dark Ages and Geometric Period  
          READING: Pedley, Chap. 4, Lawrence, Chaps. 8-9 
23-25: Orientalizing Period  
          READING: Pedley, Chap. 5, Lawrence, Chap. 10 
          25TH: 1ST PAPER ASSIGNED
 
 
 
March
2-9: Archaic Period  
          READING: Pedley, Chap. 6, Lawrence, Chaps. 11-12, 20  
          RESERVE READING: Marinatos, Greek Sanctuaries, Essay 7, pgs. 125-152 (for the 2nd); Robertson, A Shorter History of Greek Art, Chap. 4V (for the 9th) 
          4TH: 1ST PAPER DUE
11: Midterm 
23-25: Classical Period  
          READING: Pedley, Chap. 7, Lawrence, Chap. 13  
          RESERVE READING: Robertson, A Shorter History of Greek Art, 
          Chap.4VI 
30: Classical Period: Acropolis and Parthenon 
          READING: Pedley, Chap. 8, pgs. 236-255; Lawrence, Chap. 14 
          RESERVE READING: Choose one of the following readings: Rhodes, Architecture and Meaning on the Athenian Acropolis, Chap. 2; Neils, Worshipping Athena, Chap. 8 or 9
 
 
 
April
1-8: Classical Period  
          READING: Pedley, Chap. 8, Lawrence, Chaps. 15-16, 22  
          RESERVE READING: Robertson, A Shorter History of Greek Art, 
          Chap. 5III  
          8TH: 2ND PAPER ASSIGNED 
13-20: 4th century  
          READING: Pedley, Chap. 9, Lawrence, Chaps. 17-18, 21, 24  
          RESERVE READING: Robertson, A Shorter History of Greek Art, 
          Chaps. 6IV & V, 7IV
22-29: Hellenistic Period  
          READING: Pedley, Chap. 10, Lawrence, Chaps. 19, 23  
          RESERVE READING: Robertson, A Shorter History of Greek Art, 
          Chap. 8IV 
May 4: Graeco-Roman Art 
          2ND PAPER DUE