C C 302K Intro to ArchStds II: Classical Archaeology

Syllabus

G = Gates; N = Nagle; S= Stokstad; check this and the readings site before doing the reading, as the assignments will change.

Feel free to use the 5th edition of Nagle if you can't get the 6th.
Please use the 2002 version of Stokstad if possible. No page numbers are given to avoid confusion.

You are not obligated to use the translations of original sources provided here; if you already own a translation, or want to pick up one at Half Price Books or elsewhere, feel free to use that instead. Ask me or Sarah if you would like us to recommend especially good translations.

Jan. 18

Introduction

Jan. 20

Palaeolithic

BCE

Stokstad Introduction and front matter

S Chapter 1 to Neolithic; Lascaux, Cosquer and Chauvet web sites, Berekhat Ram article

 ca. 30,000

23

Neolithic

25

Sumer, Pre-Dynastic

27

Cycladic

ca. 3000

N 1-8, S to Bronze Age and Chapter 2 to Sumer, G 1-28, Hohle Fels article

N 8-19; S Ch 2 Sumer, Ch 3 to Early Dynastic, G 29-51; Grain to Sumer, Enki

S Ch 4 to Crete, explore Newgrange, Iceman web

30

Akkad, Early Dynastic

Feb. 1

Lagash, Old Kingdom

Feb. 3

Middle Kingdom

ca. 2000

S Akkad, Early Dynastic, G Ch 5; Epic of Gilgamesh Tablet 1

N 19-29, S Lagash, Old Kingdom;, Hymn to the Nile, On Writing, Umma and Lagash, Temple of Ningirsu

N 29-30, S Middle Kingdom, G 99-103

6

Amorites, Babylon, Mari

8

Hittites

10

Minoan

ca. 1800

N 31-36, S Babylon and Mari, Anatolia, Codex Hammurapi, Making Beer

N 36-38, S Anatolia, G 145-153; Hittite Laws

N 79-85, S Ch 4 Crete, Old Palace

13

New Kingdom, Amarna

15

Minoan

17

Test 1

ca. 1400

N 38-46, S New Kingdom, Akhenaten and the Art of the Amarna Period, G 103-119; Hymn to Sun

N 79-85, G 120-131, S Ch 4 Second Palace and Late Minoan, Knossos web, Knosós site (QT tour), Eruption of Thera, Linear B intro and reading 2

covers Introduction through New Kingdom

Study sample

Heavy reading alert! if you haven't read the Iliad and Odyssey, good time to start on those reading selections. Use your own translations, or the ones here. "Troy," the movie based on the Iliad, does not count ...


 20

Mycenaean

22

Troy

24

Sea Peoples, Philistines, Phoenicians, Canaanites, Israelites

ca. 1300

G 131-139, N 85-90, Mycenae site; Mycenaean Greece; S finish Ch 4, Linear B readings 3 and 4

G140-145; Troy web, Phoenician Shipwrecks: G 165-166, Cape Gelidonya and Uluburun.

N 49-56, G 158-165, Ugarit and Megiddo web, S Ch 3 The Return to Tradition, N 46-48

27

Israelites, etc.

Mar. 1

Dark Ages

Mar. 3

Assyria (again), Dark Ages

ca 1000

N 68-72, 75-78, 1 Samuel 16 ff. (David); 10 Commandments, Ancient Treasures and the Dead Sea Scrolls (First Temple sections)

N 90-93; G 193-201; Homer: Iliad Book I, Book VI and selection from Book XVIII

N 56-60, G 168-177, S Ch 2 Assyria, Assyrian Law Code; Zoroastrian Prayer; Homer: Odyssey Book IX, Article

6

Introduction to Greek Art, Geometric

8

Neo-Babylonian, Orientalizing

10

The Polis, Early Archaic

ca. 600

G 193-202, S Ch 5 to Orientalizing; Met Museum site

N 60-62, 68-78, G 177-186, 202-207; S Ch 2 Neo-Babylonia and Elam/Susa; S Ch 5 Orientalizing; The Campaign of Sennacherib and comparison; Babylonian Proverbs; Proverbs

N 93-108, G 208-216, S Ch 5 The Archaic Period incl. Architecture, Met Museum site; newly discovered poem by Sappho, Herodotus Book I

13

Spring Break

15

Spring Break

17

Spring Break

-- good time to catch up on your reading and study for Test 2 --

20

Archaic

22

Persian

24

Ancient Medicine

ca. 550

N 108-120, G 217-226, S Archaic to Classical Period; Hesiod: Works and Days; Shield of Herakles; Agonistic Exchange; Drakon's Law

N 62-68; G 186-189, S Ch 2 Persian; Behistun inscription; Persepolis web, Persian Art 3 pp., Herodotus Book V

Antiqua Medicina through Gynecology:
Asclepion first 2 bullets:
opt.: ancient texts

27

Persian Wars, Magna Graecia

29

Test 2

31

Italic, Etruscan, Early Rome, Underwater Archaeology

ca. 500

N 121-130, G 227-233, Magna Graecia Exhibition: About links and Highlights slide show

covers Mycenaean through Archaic, Persian Wars

N 231-250; S Ch 6 to The Early Empire, Livy Book I, Zea Harbor, Persian Shipwrecks, Tektas Burnu

Apr. 3

Magna Graecia, 5th Century, Olympia

5

Athens & Sparta, Peloponnesian War

Apr. 7

Classical Athens

ca. 450

G 297-305, 234-240; Pausanias, Magna Graecia Exhibition: About links and Highlights slide show

N 130-140; G 250-258, S to Mature Classical, Thucydides: Book I Chapter 1 excerpt, the Plague, Pericles' Funeral Oration; Euripides: Ion

G 240-258, N 141-183, S to Late Classical, Ancient City of Athens web

10

Latins, Republican Roman Society

12

4th Century, Hellenistic

14

Punic Wars, Late Republican

ca. 300

N 251-261, 270-280; S review to Early Empire, Livy Book I

N 184-219, G 259-293, S finish Ch 5; Aristotle, Aristophanes, Menander, Plutarch (optional)

N 251-269, 280-286, Polybius, Archimedes web, Archimedes Palimpsest, Delos web

17

Alexandria

19

Late Republican

21

Augustan

ca 50 BCE-

G 287-289, N 219-230, Herondas, Argonautica excerpt, Theokritos VI and XV, Alexandria web (historic)

G 297-334, N 287-319; Pompeii Forum web, Virgil selections from Book 1, Book 8

G 335-342, N 320-330, S Augustan Sculpture to Wall Painting, Augustus, Augustus web

AD 50

24

Pompeii

26

Early Imperial, Pax Romana

28

Imperial

ca. 300

G 343-357, S Wall Painting, Pompeii painting web, Roman Villa images, Pliny on the eruption of Vesuvius

G 358-380, N 330-367, S Imperial Rome to the Urban Plan, Juvenal , Josephus, Fori Imperiali web

G 381-397, N 368-373; S to the Late Empire, Eutropius

May 1

Constantine

3

Early Christian, Late Imperial

5

Early Christian, Late Antique, Byzantine

ca. 500

G 398-411, N 374-386 S finish Ch 6, Eusebius selection

N 387-412, S Ch 7 to Early Byzantine, ISAC web site, Procopius selections and Hagia Sophia, compare Hagia Sophia web (includes videos)

S to Middle Byzantine, St. Augustine

May 15

2-5, WAG 10

FINAL EXAM


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