Roman Period

Course Information
TitleΡωμαϊκή περίοδος / Roman Period
CodeΑΚΛ 704
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600015927

Programme of Study: PMS stīn Archaiología, Téchnī kai Politismó

Registered students: 5
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Klasikī ArchaiologíaCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-15

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
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)
Learning Outcomes
Students who attend the course are expected to • undertand the basic features of the Roman Archaeology and art and become aware of the relevant bibliography • study the basic caterogiers of art in Roman Greece • comprehend Romanisation in the archaeology and the art of the greek region • to become sensitive to methodological and practical issues related to their field of study • practice their skills to present orally and in written their essays and to comment relevant articles and stydies
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
Roman period The Roman Period refers to the archaeological remains and the Art as well during a large period of time ranging from the 1st c. A.D. to the late Antiquity. Emphasis will be given to the examination of the archaeological remains and the various categories of Art in the Greek region during Roman Era and mainly at the height of the Roman Empire. It will be discussed also the complicated issue of “Romanization”, which is highly interesting, in order to examine to what extent and in which way the tradition can be combined with the new elements adopted gradually from the West. The ultimate goal is to be provided by this course specialized knowledge on Roman Archaeology and Culture.
Roman era, Roman archaeology, Roman sculpture, Roman architecture, Roman Greece
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Presentation with powerpoint
Course Organization
Reading Assigment752.5
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities301
Written assigments1806
Student Assessment
Students will have to study weekly specific book chapters and articles (in Greek or another foreing language) and present orally brief reports of their critical reading. They will also have to study specific bibliography relevant to a topic given to them and compose a written essay on that. Students' evaluation will depend on the written essay they will compose and on their weekly presentations, their ability to argue and to answer questions based on bibliography.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Additional bibliography for study
P. Zanker, O Αύγουστος και η δύναμη των εικόνων (Αθήνα 2006). H. von Hesberg, Ρωμαϊκή Αρχιτεκτονική (μτφρ. Π. Παπαγεωργίου, επιμ. Θ. Στεφανίδου-Τιβερίου) (Θεσσαλονίκη 2009) Σ. Βλίζος (επιμ.), Η Αθήνα κατά τη Ρωμαϊκή εποχή. Πρόσφατες ανακαλύψεις, νέες έρευνες (Αθήνα 2008) Β. Ευαγγελίδης, Η αγορά των πόλεων της Ελλάδας από τη Ρωμαϊκή κατάκτηση έως τον 3ο αι. μ.Χ. (Θεσσαλονίκη 2010) Π. Αδάμ-Βελένη, Μακεδονικοί Βωμοί, Τιμητικοί και ταφικοί βωμοί αυτοκρατορικών χρόνων στη Θεσσαλονίκη, πρωτεύουσα της επαρχίας της Μακεδονίας και στη Βέροια, πρωτεύουσα του Κοινού των Μακεδόνων (Αθήνα 2002) Β. Αλλαμανή-Σουρή, Επιτύμβιες στήλες και ανάγλυφα από τη Βέροια και την περιοχή της, (Θεσσαλονίκη 2014) Γ. Δεσπίνης – Θ. Στεφανίδου-Τιβερίου – Εμμ. Βουτυράς, Κατάλογος Γλυπτών του Αρχαιολογικού Μουσείου Θεσσαλονίκης Ι-ΙΙΙ (Θεσσαλονίκη 1997-2010) M. Lagogianni-Georgakarakos, Die Grabdenkmäler mit Porträts aus Makedonien, CSIR, Griechenland III, 1 (Athens 1998) Κατάκης Στυλιανός, Επίδαυρος: τα γλυπτά των ρωμαϊκών χρόνων από το ιερό του Απόλλωνος Μαλεάτα και του Ασκληπιού, Βιβλιοθήκη της εν Αθήναις Αρχαιολογικής Εταιρείας αρ. 223 (Κατάκης 2002) Θ. Στεφανίδου-Τιβερίου – Π. Καραναστάση – Δ. Δαμάσκος (επιμ.), Κλασική παράδοση και νεωτερικά στοιχεία στην πλαστική της ρωμαϊκής Ελλάδας, Πρακτικά Διεθνούς Αρχαιολογικού Συνεδρίου, Θεσσαλονίκη 7-9 Μαΐου 2009 (Θεσσαλονίκη 2012) Th. Stefanidou-Tiveriou, Die lokalen Sarkophage aus Thessaloniki, Sarkophag-Studien 8 (Ruhpolding 2014)
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