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Art & Architecture in Asia Minor - Syllabus

Syllabus 2016-17
Term 1

Wk 1 Lecture: Introduction, terms and techniques
Wk 2 Lecture: Archaic and Classical Temples
Wk 3 Lecture and group work: Dedications and Votives (Nick Brown)
Wk 4 Lecture: Greek Artists in Ionia
Lecture: Lycia and its Tombs
Wk 5 Seminar on site at the British Museum: The Nereid Monument and the Mausoleum

Meet coach on Library Road at 8.30.
There is a cost of £20/student to cover travel costs

Wk 6 reading week: no lecture
Wk 7 Lecture: The Hecatomnids and Greek Euergetism in the Greek World
Wk 8 Lecture: Cities and civic life
Wk 9 Seminar: The Great Altar of Pergamum
Wed 11-12: Lecture: The Rise of Pergamum
Wk 10 Lecture: Pergamum - from Hellenistic to Roman
The coming of Rome

Term 2

Wk 1 Lecture: The urban landscape and its practicalities

Essay returns
Wk 2 Lecture: Euergetism I – Zoilos and Aphrodisias
Wk 3 Lecture: Cities and the Emperor: The imperial cult and beyond
Wk 4 Euergetism ii: Nympheae
Seminar: The Sebasteion of Aphrodisias

Wk 5 Lecture: Baths, the Gymnasium and Entertainment
Wk 6 reading week: no lecture

Wk 7 Lecture and Group Work: Festivals and Civic Identity
Wk 8 Lecture: Civic promotion and city rivalries
Lecture: Cities and their Myths

Wk 9 Lecture: Inscriptions as Material Culture (Abigail Graham)
Seminar: Euergetism III - Civic Monuments
Wk 10 Lecture: Death and Commemoration

Term 3

Wk 1 Lecture: The coming of the church
The Rise of Constantinople
Wk 2 Seminar: Greek or Roman? The Impact of Empire
Wk 3 Revision