AR 330 Weekly Reading

1/28: After the collapse: Lefkandi

1/30: Zoom reading discussion                                  ** Morris reading report **

2/1: Zoom discussion: What’s your take? Add your interpretation of this pot to the Google Doc

2/4: Geometric Athens: Elites and Burials     ** 3 things I learned about the rich lady**

2/6: Geometric Greece: heroes and houses

2/8: Greece and the East, part 1

2/11: Greece and the East, part 2                  ** Morris reading report**

2/13: no class  (Prof. Berlin on lecture tour)

2/15: Athens under Peisistratos                     ** Postcard Guidebook, installment 1**

2/18: Pots with pictures

2/20: Art for (some of) the people: Kouroi and Korai

  • READ: Neer, pp. 110-115, 150-64.

2/22: Mortal messages, part 1: Treasuries at Delphi              ** Neer reading report**

2/25: Mortal messages, part 2: Exekias

2/27: Zoom lecture/discussion: Athens and the Archaic Agora

3/1: Zoom lecture/discussion                        ** 3 things I learned about Archaic Athens**

3/4: Tyrants out! Democracy In! Athens after the Peisistratids

3/6: Marathon and the making of memory

3/8: Back to Delphi: The Athenian Treasury   **Postcard Guidebook, installment 2**

3/18: Aegina and Persia

  • READ: Neer, pp. 214-16.

3/20: The Sanctuary of Zeus at Olympia  ** Three things I learned about the Temple of Zeus**

3/22: The Athenian Acropolis

3/25: Discussion/Debate: Reading the Parthenon

3/27: no class  (Prof. Berlin on lecture tour)

3/29: Athenians in their city, part 1: the Agora and saucer-pyres

4/1: no class  (Prof. Berlin on lecture tour)

4/3: Athenians in their city, part 2: commemorating the dead   ** Osborne reading report**

4/5: Athenians in their city, part 3: a sense of themselves

 4/8: Olynthus

4/10: Zoom discussion on Westgate and Foxhall articles

4/12: In-class essay exam: people, houses, society

4/15: no class (Patriot’s Day/Marathon Day)

4/17: Enter Macedon: Philip and Alexander        ** 3 things I learned about Alexander**

  • READ: Neer, pp. 345-46, 350-53, 359-62; Pollitt pp. 19-31, 37-46.

4/19: The Alexander Effect in the Hellenistic east

  • READ: Neer, p. 375; Pollitt, pp. 238-42

4/22: The Attalids in Pergamon and Athens

4/24: Zoom discussion: “Receiving” Greece             ** Kousser reading report**

4/26: Zoom lecture/discussion

4/29: Hellenistic Italy: Rome and Pompeii

  • READ: Pollitt, pp. 150-63, 222-29.

5/1: Postcard Guidebook Presentations      ** Postcard Guidebook, installment 3**