1/21: After the collapse: Lefkandi
- Neer, pp. 47-65, 66-73.
- M. Popham, E. Touloupa, and L. H. Sackett, “The hero of Lefkandi,” Antiquity 56 (1982) 169-74.
- J. P. Crielaard and J. Driessen, “The Hero’s Home. Some Reflections on the Building at Toumba, Lefkandi,” Topoi 4 (1994), pp. 251-70.
1/26 and 1/28: No Class
2/2: Geometric Athens: Elites and Burials
- Neer, pp. 73-79.
- S. Langdon, “Art Made to Order,” Art and Identity in Dark Age Greece, 1100-700 B.C.E. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008), pp. 19-55.
- ** Geometric Pot report due **
2/4: Geometric Greece: heroes and houses
- Neer, pp. 80-91.
- Alexandra Coucouzeli, “From megaron to oikos at Zagora,” British School at Athens Studies, Vol. 15 (2007), pp. 169-81.
2/9: Greece and the East in the 7th century BCE
- Neer, pp. 92-109, 116
- Ian Morris, “The Art of Citizenship,” New Light on a Dark Age, S. Langdon, ed. (Columbia MO: University of Missouri Press, 1997), pp. 9-43.
- ** Morris reading report due **
2/11 and 2/16: no class
2/18: Divine Displays: Archaic sculpture
- Neer, pp. 110-115, 150-64.
- A. Stewart, “When is a Kouros Not an Apollo? The Tenea “Apollo” Revisited,” Corinthiaca: Studies in Honor of Darrell A. Amyx (Columbia MO: University of Missouri Press, 1986), pp. 54-70.
2/23: Corinth, Athens, and Black-Figure Pottery
- Neer, pp. 138-46.
- Hans van Wees, “Greeks Bearing Arms: The state, the leisure class, and the display of weapons in archaic Greece,” in Archaic Greece: New Approaches and New Evidence, N. Fisher and H. van Wees, eds. (London: Duckworth, 1998), pp. 333-79.
- ** van Wees reading report due **
2/25: Athens from Peisistratos to Kleisthenes
- Neer, p. 183.
- Kevin Glowacki, “The Acropolis of Athens Before 566 B.C.” Stephanos: Studies in Honor of Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway, K. J. Hartswig and M. Sturgeon, eds. (Philadelphia: University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, 1998), pp. 79-88.
- J. Camp, The Athenian Agora Excavations:
3/1: Mortal messages: Treasuries at Delphi
- Neer, pp. 184-93.
3/3: Marathon and the making of memory
- J. Camp, The Athenian Agora Excavations, Overthrow and Revolution (http://www.agathe.gr/democracy/overthrow_and_revolution.html).
- J. Whitley, “The Monuments that stood before Marathon: Tomb Cult and Hero cult in Archaic Attica,” American Journal of Archaeology 98 (1994), pp. 213-30.
****** SPRING BREAK ******
3/15: Aegina, Athens, and Persia
- Neer, pp. 204-17.
- M. Lang, The Athenian Citizen: Democracy in the Athenian Agora, 2nd edition. Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2004.
3/17: The Sanctuary of Zeus at Olympia
- Neer, pp. 175-83, 224-30.
- Bernard Ashmole, Architect and Sculptor in Classical Greece (New York: New York University Press, 1972), pp. 1-26, 60-89.
3/22: The Athenian Acropolis
- Neer, pp. 266-91.
- John Boardman, “The Parthenon Frieze—Another View,” Festschrift für Frank Brommer (Mainz 1977), pp. 39-49.
- Robin Osborne, “Democracy and Imperialism in the Panathenaic Procession: The Parthenon Frieze in its Context,” in Eds. W. D. Coulson, O. Palagia, T. L. Shear, Jr., H. A. Shapiro, and F. J. Frost, The Archaeology of Athens and Attica under the Democracy (Oxford: Oxbow Books, 1994), pp. 143-49.
3/24: Debate: How should we “read” the Parthenon?
3/29: The Athenians in their City
- Neer, pp. 294-307.
- Robin Osborne, “Law, the Democratic Citizen and the Representation of Women in Classical Athens,” Past and Present 155 (1997), pp. 3-33.
3/31 Olynthus and Halicarnassus
- Neer, pp. 325-28, 340-45.
- Ruth Westgate, “The Greek House and the Ideology of Citizenship,” World Archaeology 39 (2007), pp. 229-245.
4/5: Discussion day/ ** Question Set #1 due **
4/7: no class
4/12: Enter Macedon: Philip and Alexander
- Neer, pp. 345-46, 350-62.
- Pollitt pp. 19-31, 37-46.
4/14: The Ptolemies: Samothrace, Alexandria, Kedesh
- Neer, p. 375.
- Pollitt, pp. 238-42.
4/19: The Attalids: Pergamon and Athens
- Neer, pp. 366-69.
- Pollitt, pp. 79-110.
- J. Camp, “The 2nd c. BC: Recovery,” in The Athenian Agora: Excavations in the Heart of Classical Athens (London: Thames and Hudson, 1986), pp. 168-80.
4/21: New entrepôts: Rhodes, Kos, and Delos
- Neer, pp. 365-66.
- Pollitt pp. 215-19, 230-33.
4/26: Hellenistic Italy: Rome and Pompeii
- Pollitt, pp. 150-63, 222-29.