Special Aspects of Ancient Art II

Course Information
TitleΕΙΔΙΚΑ ΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΑΡΧΑΙΑΣ ΤΕΧΝΗΣ 2 / Special Aspects of Ancient Art II
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolVisual and Applied Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorStella Lavva
Course ID600001440

Programme of Study: New PPS of School of Visual and Applied Arts (2014-today)

Registered students: 10
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
  • French (Examination)
  • German (Examination)
  • Italian (Examination)
Required Courses
  • ΥΘΑ1 History of Art-Ancient Art
  • ΥΘΒ2 History of Art - Byzantine Art
  • GRL-A1S Modern Greek Language Erasmus Semester A1
  • GRL-A2S Modern Greek Language Erasmus Semester A2
General Prerequisites
1.Have successfully completed the subjects:a)'Art History I-Αncient Art'(YΘΑ1)and b)'Art History II- Byzantine Art'(YΘB2) 2.Have competency in English and German language 3.Have access to a computer 4.Have the ability to work with powerpoint and to make presentations
Learning Outcomes
► Upon the successful completion of the course students will be able to 1.Trace the timeline of major events in Ancient Greece 2.Link important developments in the history of Greek Antiquity to specific geographical contexts. 3.Identify the important stylistic and technical developments of Ancient Greek art 4.Discuss important artworks, presenting relevant information on each work’s historical context and constitution 5.Identify important artists in terms of the style of their work 6.Conduct independent research and analysis
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Ancient Greek Sanctuaries II: Τopography and Mythology. Part II. The course provides basic knowledge concerning Classical Archaeology and Topography. Ιt presents the most important archaeological sites of Greece, especially the panhellenic sanctuaries (the sanctuary of Zeus in Olympia, the sanctuaries of Apollo in Delphi and Delos, the Athenian Akropolis and the important archaeological sites of Northern Greece (Dion and Vergina) as well. In this frame Greek Mythology is also examined.
Ancient Greek Sanctuaries, Topography, Mythology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
A.Power point and elearning platforms as a teaching tool/ Email το communicate with the students B.DVD's educational content: (BBC Documentary: Leonardo da Vinci/Michaelangelo)
Course Organization
Reading Assigment100.3
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities50.2
Student Assessment
Students must attend regularly (13 classes/semester), participate actively in class, read all weekly assignments, and study all images in class powerpoints. Students are graded 80% depending on the final in class examination and 20% on participation in the class.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Π.Βαλαβάνης, Ιερά και Αγώνες στην Αρχαία Ελλάδα, εκδόσεις 'Καπόν', Αύγουστος 2017
Additional bibliography for study
1. K.Kerenyi, Η Μυθολογία των Ελλήνων, εκδόσεις «Βιβλιοπωλείο της Εστίας», Απρίλιος 2010 2. Ε.Simon, Οι θεοί των Αρχαίων Ελλήνων, «UNIVERSITY STUDIO PRESS A.E.», Αθήνα 1996 3. P.Kroh (σε μτφρ. Δ.Λυπουρλή – Λ.Τρομάρα), Λεξικό ελλήνων συγγραφέων Ελλήνων και Λατίνων, University Studio 4. J.Overbeck, Antike Schriftquellen der bildenden Künste bei den Griechen, Λειψία 1867 5. Φ.Ζαφειροπούλου, Αριστουργήματα αρχαίας ελληνικής γλυπτικής, «Μέλισσα», Αθήνα 2005 6. Στ.Λυδάκη, Aρχαία Ελληνική Ζωγραφική και οι απηχήσεις της στους νεότερους χρόνους, «Μέλισσα», Αθήνα 2002
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