Syllabus

January 15 – Introduction, Organization, Bibliography

January 20 – Historical background to the Period of Perikles

  • Demand Chapter 9, The Persian Wars

January 22 – Historical background

  • Demand Chapter 10, 'The Development of Empire and Democracy'

January 27 – City of Athens

  • Camp, Archaeology of Athens, Ch. 3, 'Early and Archaic Athens'

January 29 – City of Athens

  • Camp, Archaeology of Athens, Ch. 4, 'Classical Athens'; Wycherley, Ch. 1.

February 3 – Agora, Tholos, New Bouleuterion

  • Camp, The Athenian Agora, pp, 61-105

February 5 – Agora, Stoa of Zeus, Stoa Poikile

  • Camp, The Athenian Agora, pp. 106- 151

February 10 – Agora, lawcourts

  • Wycherley, The Stones of Athens, pp. 27-60

February 12 – Agora, Panathenaic Festival

  • Wycherley, The Stones of Athens, pp. 61-103

February 17 – Agora, Hephaisteion

  • Wycherley, The Stones of Athens, pp. 175-202

February 19 – Agora, Hephaisteion

  • Wycherley, The Stones of Athens, pp. 237-252

February 24 – *MID-TERM EXAM*

February 26 – *Museum Assignment*

March 3 – Akropolis, Propylaia

  • Hurwit, The Athenian Acropolis, pp. 121-137

March 5 – Akropolis, Propylaia

  • Hurwit, The Athenian Acropolis, pp. 138-153

SPRING BREAK

March 17 – Akropolis, Parthenon

  • Hurwit, pp. 154-221.

March 19 – Akropolis, Parthenon

March 24 – Akropolis, Erechtheion

  • Wycherley, pp. 143-154

March 26 – Akropolis, Erechtheion

March 31 – Akropolis, Athena Nike

  • Camp, Archaeology of Athens, pp. 90-100.

April 2 – Akropolis, Athena Nike

April 7 – Theater of Dionysios

  • Wycherley, pp. 203-218

April 9 – Gymnasia and Philosophical Schools of Athens

  • Wycherley, pp. 219-236

April 14 – Panathenaic Games

  • Miller pp. 132-145

April 16 – Kerameikos cemetery

  • Wycherley, pp. 253-260

April 21 – Houses and neighborhoods

  • Wycherley, pp. 237-252

April 23 – Peiraeus

  • Wycherley, pp. 261-266

April 28 – Suburban sanctuaries

  • Wycherley, pp. 155-174