Jan 24, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog

CLA 141 - Greek Art and Archaeology


A survey of the Minoan-Mycenaean art and architecture of the Aegean Bronze Age (3,000-1,100 BC), followed by a survey of later Greek art and architecture from the Geometric, Orientalizing, Archaic, Classical and Hellenistic periods (1,100-31 BC). Emphasis upon art and architecture as cultural expressions, the influence of neighboring civilizations, and the development of different styles and techniques, as well as the relationship between art and literature. A small component of the course will involve discussion of the ethics of art collecting.  Mostly slide lectures with some discussion.

Satisfies the Visual and Performing Arts requirement.
Counts toward the major in Classical Languages and Literature, the major in Classical Studies, and the minor in Classical Studies.
Counts towards the major in Art History.

Prerequisites & Notes
Students at all levels welcome. (Fall)