CAS AR 230 Assigned Reading

BEFORE THE CLASSICAL WORLD

9/8: Troy: the story and the site (c. 1600-1200 BCE)

9/13: Mycenaean Greece: Shaft Graves (c. 1650-1500 BCE) – short homework sheet #1 due

9/15: Mycenaean Greece: Tholoi (c. 1500-1250 BCE)

9/20: Mycenaean Greece: Palaces (c. 1300-1200 BCE)

9/22: The End of the Bronze Age (c. 1200-1100 BCE) – in-class slide quiz #1

THE CLASSICAL WORLD: RELIGIOUS, CIVIC, AND PRIVATE LIFE

9/27: Nichoria and Zagora (c. 900-700 BCE) – question set #1 due

9/29: Perachora, Argos, and Geometric Athens (c. 800-700 BCE)

10/4: Archaic Athens (c. 600-500 BCE)

10/6: Democratic Athens, part 1: The Agora (c. 510-480 BCE)

10/11: No class (Monday schedule)

10/13: Democratic Athens, part 2: The Acropolis (c. 480-420 BCE)

10/18: Olynthus (c. 450-350 BCE)

10/20: Republican Rome (c. 600-200 BCE) – in-class slide quiz #2

10/25: Pompeii, part 1 (c. 100 BCE – 79 CE)

10/27: Pompeii, part 2 (c. 100 BCE – 79 CE) – question set #2 due

THE CLASSICAL WORLD AS IMPERIAL PROJECT

11/1: Faces of Power: Pompey, Caesar, Octavian (60-30 BCE)

11/3: From Octavian to Augustus (c. 30-10 BCE)

11/8: Vespasian, Jerusalem, and Rome (c. 75-90 CE) – short homework sheet #2 due

11/10: Trajan, Dacia, and Rome (c. 110-120 CE)

11/15: Marcus Aurelius, Germany, and Rome (c. 170-190 CE)

11/17: in-class slide quiz #3

11/22: no class

11/29: Septimius Severus to Constantine (c. 200-315 CE)

THE END OF THE CLASSICAL WORLD

12/1: Piazza Armerina and Constantinople: the end of the classical house and city (4th c. CE)

12/6: Jerusalem, the Paneion, and Petra, and the end of the classical sanctuary (c. 10-500 CE)

12/8: Discussion Day – question set #3 due