Monumental Topography and Architecture of Mycenaean Greece.


Monumental topography and architecture of Mycenaean Greece. Introduction to the Mycenaean civilization, with an architectural approach, followed by a socio-economical analysis. Palace complexes, citadels, settlements’ remains, tombs and cemeteries are examined.


Objectives

Knowledge of the third Greek civilization, the Mycenaean, supports the understanding of cultural expressions of the historical times, even up to the Classical Age. At the same time, the approach methodology familiarizes with the administration of the material and other eras.


Prerequisites

Recommended verbal description that includes the following: General prerequisites Prehistoric Archaeology Codes and links prerequisite courses: IA02


Syllabus

Introduction presents the cultural context of the Late Bronze Age in the Aegean and mainland Greece in particular, focusing on the origin of the Mycenaean civilization, the effects it receives, its dissemination in the Eastern Mediterranean and the survival aspects of the historic period. Are examined in detail the monuments, citadels, settlements and cemeteries, and in conjunction with these stresses the development of individual regions of the Mycenaean world.

COURSE DETAILS

Level:

Type:

Undergraduate

(A+)


Instructors: Panagiota Polychronakou Sgouritsa
Department: Faculty of History and Archaeology
Institution: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Subject: History and Archaeology
Rights: CC - Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike

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