Fall 2014 Archaeology of Greece
Classics, as CLAS-134
Formerly listed as: CLAS-34
Course (Login required) Faculty Rebecca H. Sinos (Section 01) Description
Excavations in Greece continue to uncover a rich variety of material remains that are altering and improving our understanding of ancient Greek life. By tracing the architecture, sculpture, and other finds from major sanctuaries, habitations, and burial places, this course will explore the ways in which archaeological evidence illuminates economic, political, philosophical, and religious developments in Greece from the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic Period. Three class hours per week.
Fall semester. Professor R. Sinos.
Keywords Foreign culture taught in English Course times and locations CLAS 134 - L/D Section 01 Tu 01:00 PM - 02:20 PM FAYE 115 Th 01:00 PM - 02:20 PM FAYE 115 Textbooks
Below are the textbooks used in this course, along with pricing information and availability at local bookstores. The price range shown is based upon queries to multiple online booksellers; roll your mouse over the price field to see detailed pricing information.
ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
978-0140442250 Description of Greece, vol. I (central Greece) Penguin Classics Pausanias, tr. P. Levi Required Amherst Books TBD
978-0140442267 Description of Greece, vol. 2, (southern Greece) Penguin Classics Pausanias, tr. P. Levi Required Amherst Books TBD
978-0500288771 Greek Art and Archaeology Thames and Hudson Neer, Richard Requied Amherst Books TBD
978-0876616130 Early burials from the Agora Cemeteries American School of classical Studies at Athens Picture Book, 1973 Immerwahr, S. Required Amherst Books TBD
978-0876616406 A Guide to the Palace of Nestor, 2nd ed. American School of classical Studies at Athens Picture Book, 2001 Blegen, et al Required Amherst Books TBD
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