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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of History, Classics and Archaeology : Classical Art/Classical Archaeology

Undergraduate Course: Early and Archaic Greek Art and Archaeology (CACA10018)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of History, Classics and Archaeology CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis course offers an exploration of Greek art and architecture and society from its beginnings in the Bronze Age through the Dark Ages, and the Geometric and Archaic periods (c. 3000-480 B.C.).
Course description An exploration of Greek art and architecture and society from its beginnings in the Bronze Age through the Dark Ages, and the Geometric and Archaic periods (c. 3000-480 B.C.). Emphasis will be on political, historical, religious, and social context. Areas of special interest may include: Greek interactions with the Near East, the development of the polis, large-scale sanctuaries and architecture; the function and deployment of myth in vase painting and sculpture; new forms of government; class structure.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: The Greek World 1A: Greece in the Making (CLGE08001) AND Greek Art and Archaeology (CACA08012)
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Early and Archaic Greek Art and Archaeology (PGHC11510)
Other requirements or at the Course Organiser's discretion.
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesVisiting students should usually have at least 3 courses in Classics related subject matter(at least 2 of which should be in Ancient History or Classical Art/Archaeology) at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this) for entry to this course. We will only consider University/College level courses.
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  21
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 172 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 50 %, Coursework 50 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Degree examination: 1 two-hour paper. (50%)

Coursework: The coursework for this course is made up of two parts, one end-of-term essay and class participation. Students will be expected to present for every class meeting, and to participate in class discussion about assigned readings. (50%)


Part-Year Visiting Student (VV1) Variant Assessment:
If this course runs in the first semester - Semester 1 (only) visiting students will be examined in the December exam diet.

Feedback Students will receive written feedback on their coursework, and will have the opportunity to discuss that feedback further with the Course Organiser during their published office hours or by appointment.
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)2:00
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. demonstrate, in class discussion, coursework and examination as required, research skills in classical archaeology;
  2. demonstrate, in class discussion, coursework and examination as required, in-depth knowledge of Early Greek art and archaeology;
  3. demonstrate, in class discussion, coursework and examination as required, a greater understanding of Greek religion and history;
  4. demonstrate, in class discussion, coursework and examination as required, the ability to collate and understand methodological difficulties in reading archaeological and written sources, both ancient and modern;
  5. demonstrate, in class discussion, coursework and examination as required, skills to analyze material and written sources for the ancient world and to craft and express arguments in written form.
Reading List
Barletta, B. 2001. Origins of the Greek Architectural Orders. Cambridge.
Barringer, J.M. 2014. The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece. Cambridge.
BĂ©rard, C. et al. 1989. A City of Images: Iconography and Society in Ancient Greece, trans. D. Lyons. Princeton.
Boardman, J. 2001. The History of Greek Vases. London.
Camp, J.M. 1992. The Athenian Agora. London.
Castleden, R. 2005. The Mycenaeans. London.
Coldstream, J.N. 2003. Geometric Greece, 2nd edition. London.
Dickinson, O. 2006. The Aegean from Bronze Age to Iron Age. London.
Gunter, A. 2009. Greek Art and the Orient. Cambridge.
Hall, J. 2006. A History of the Archaic Greek World. Malden, MASS.
Hurwit, J.M. 1999. The Athenian Acropolis. Cambridge.
Stewart, A. 1990. Greek Sculpture, 2 vols. New Haven and London.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements In order for a student from outwith Classics to be enrolled, contact must be made with the Lead Administrator, Amanda Campbell, on 50 2501 for approval to be obtained.
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Nicolette Pavlides
Tel: (0131 6)51 3856
Email: Nicolette.Pavlides@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Katy Robinson
Tel: (0131 6)50 3780
Email: krobins3@ed.ac.uk
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