HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE: EAST MEDITERRANEAN & GREEK AREA (EARLY PREHISTORY, GREEK ANTIQUITY, ROME, BYZANTIUM, POST-BYZANTINE AND OTTOMAN PERIODS)

Course Information
TitleΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ ΑΡΧΙΤΕΚΤΟΝΙΚΗΣ: ΕΥΡΥΤΕΡΟΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΙΚΟΣ ΧΩΡΟΣ (ΑΡΧΑΙΟΤΗΤΑ, ΡΩΜΗ, ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΟ, ΙΣΛΑΜ ΚΑΙ ΠΑΡΑΔΟΣΙΑΚΗ ΑΡΧΙΤΕΚΤΟΝΙΚΗ) / HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE: EAST MEDITERRANEAN & GREEK AREA (EARLY PREHISTORY, GREEK ANTIQUITY, ROME, BYZANTIUM, POST-BYZANTINE AND OTTOMAN PERIODS)
Code03TH11
FacultyEngineering
SchoolArchitecture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600001161

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Architecture

Registered students: 282
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course323

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600148134
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
  • French (Examination)
  • Italian (Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
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Learning Outcomes
The students of the course are expected to - approach and critically analyse the architectural creation within the wider political, social and cultural context of each period - investigate the diachronic design principles that inspired the architectural creation of each period and how they have survived up to nowadays - enrich their theoretical background and methodological tools in the field of Documentation and Restoration of monuments - gain an insight of the contribution of History of Architecture in providing to young architects spiritual and aesthetic values, critical approach to historical memory and a comprehensive humanistic education
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course aims at familiarizing students with the architecture of the geographic space of East Mediterranean -focusing on the Aegean World and the wider Greek area- from Prehistoric Times, Antiquity and the Roman Era to the Byzantine, Post-Byzantine and Ottoman periods. Main subjects of the course are - Great Bronze Age civilisations in the Aegean World (Minoan, Mycenaean) - Greek antiquity (Archaic, Classic and Hellenistic periods) - Roman and Late Roman era - Early, Middle and Late Byzantium - Post-Byzantine and East Islamic architecture - Greek Vernacular architecture of the 18th-19th centuries The architecture of each period is approached and critically analysed within the wider political, social and cultural context
Keywords
Early Prehistory, Minoan Civilisation, Mycenaean Civilisation, Greek Antiquity, Archaic period, Classic period, Hellenistic period, Roman era, Middle-Byzantine era, Late Byzantine era, Eastern Islam, Greek Vernacular Architecture
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures331.3
Reading Assigment401.6
Written assigments
Exams20.1
Total753
Student Assessment
Description
Final written examination During class, students may undertake a brief bibliographic research (e.g. study and concise report on the contents of a book or paper) Erasmus students' assessment is based on a written essay, on a topic of their choice, supervised by one of the members of the teaching staff (languages: english, french, italian)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
- Μπούρας Χαράλαμπος Θ., Μαθήματα Ιστορίας της Αρχιτεκτονικής, Πρώτος Τόμος, Εκδόσεις Σ.Αθανασόπουλος & Σια Ο.Ε., Αθήνα 1999 - Muller - Wiener Wolfgang, Η αρχιτεκτονική στην αρχαία Ελλάδα, University Studio Press, Θεσ/νίκη 1995 - Τάντσης Αναστάσιος, Η αρχιτεκτονική σύνθεση στο Βυζάντιο. Εισαγωγή, University Studio Press, Θεσ/νίκη 2012
Last Update
15-07-2019