CLARCH 890 - Problems in Greek Archaeology
Section: 001 The Greek Agora
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Classical Archaeology (CLARCH)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
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As meeting place and marketplace, as performance space for civic ritual, the Agora was the center of Greek public life. This course examines the concept of the Agora in Greek history and literature, the spatial development of specific archaeological sites (especially the Agora of Athens), the architecture of buildings usually associated with the Agora (such as porticos and council houses), and the sculptural environments of these civic and commercial centers, as well as special topics such as the development of the Agora as a formal public square in the later Greek and early Roman periods.

Course Requirements:

Class participation, 2 short and one long oral reports, term paper

Intended Audience:

Graduate students in any field of Classical Studies, History of Art, or Anthropological Archaeology

Class Format:

One meeting per week

CLARCH 890 - Problems in Greek Archaeology
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001 (SEM)
F 2:00PM - 5:00PM
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