Course Information
TitleΟΡΓΑΝΩΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΧΡΗΣΗ ΤΟΥ ΧΩΡΟΥ ΣΤΗΝ ΕΠΟΧΗ ΤΟΥ ΧΑΛΚΟΥ ΣΤΗΝ ΗΠΕΙΡΩΤΙΚΗ ΕΛΛΑΔΑ / LAND ARRANGEMENT AND USE OF SPACE IN BRONZE AGE MAINLAND GREECE
CodeΑΠΡ203
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID280004352

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Istorías kai Archaiologías 2015-2019

Registered students: 32
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600147765

Class Schedule

Building
FloorFloor 1
HallΑΙΘΟΥΣΑ 111 (131)
CalendarFriday 16:00 to 18:30
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
It is suggested that the students have successfully completed the course APR 101 and APR 603.
Learning Outcomes
On successful conclusion of the course students should have a view of the data and an understanding of the main discussions concerning the plan and architecture of settlements during the 3rd and 2nd millennia in mainland Greece through the evidence of regional survey and excavation. A special effort will be given to examine the variety of forms of living in the Bronze Age mainland ranging from the tells (toumba) of Macedonia to the Early Helladic corridor house settlements and the citadels and palatial sites of the Mycenaean era.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course reviews the plan and architecture of settlements during the 3rd and 2nd millennia in mainland Greece through the evidence of regional survey and excavation. Following a brief discussion of the meanings of household, and community and of the methodological aspects of the topic, the course will focus on the analysis of settlements from different phases of the Bronze Age in different regions of mainland Greece in order to present and compare the social, political, economic and symbolic aspects of habitation. A special effort will be given to examine the variety of forms of living in the Bronze Age mainland from the mounds of Macedonia to the Early Helladic corridor house settlements and the citadels and palatial sites of the Mycenaean era.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Teaching is based on oral lectures and power point presentations (uploaded on elearning). A list of suggested bibliography is provided for reading in each thematic topic taught while fieldtrips may also compliment the course in order to have the students acquainted with issues of spatial organization and domestic architecture. Students are warmly encouraged write short essays (word limit c. 2000 words) related to major topics discussed analytically in the course.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures301
Fieldwork270.9
Reading Assigment481.6
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities120.4
Written assigments602
Exams30.1
Total1806
Student Assessment
Description
Written exams and evaluation of a written essay
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Dickinson, O. T. P. K. 2003 (1994). Αιγαίο. Εποχή του Χαλκού. Αθήνα, Ινστιτούτο του Βιβλίου, Καρδαμίτσα Τreuil, R., Darque, P., Poursat, J-C. και Touchait, G. 1996. Οι πολιτισμοί του Αιγαίου κατά τη Νεολιθική και την Εποχή του Χαλκού. Μ. Καρδαμίτσα. Αθήνα
Additional bibliography for study
Branigan K.. (ed.), Urbanism in the Aegean Bronze Age [Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 4] (Sheffield 2002) Cullen, T. (ed.), Aegean Prehistory: A Review (Boston 2001) Darcque, P. L’habitat mycénien: Formes et fonctions de l’espace bâti en Grèce continentale à la fin du IIe millénaire avant J.-C. [BEFAR 319] (Paris 2005) Dickinson, O. T. P. K. The Origins of Mycenaean Civilization (Göteborg 1977). Hägg R. and Konsola D. (eds.), Early Helladic Architecture and Urbanization (Göteborg 1986) Forsén, J. The Twilight of the Early Helladics: A Study of the Disturbances in East-Central and Southern Greece towards the End of the Early Bronze Age [SIMA Pocket-book 116] (Jonsered 1992). Galaty M. L. and Parkinson W. A. (eds.), Rethinking Mycenaean Palaces: New Interpretations of an Old Idea (Los Angeles 1999) Pullen D. J. Social Organization in Early Bronze Age Greece: A Multidimensional Approach (Ph.D. dissertation; Indiana University 1985; University Microfilms International 85-16653). Shelmerdine, C. W., Ed. 2008. The Cambridge Companion to the Aegean Bronze Age. Cambridge: Chicago University Press. van Andel, T. H. & Runnels, C. N. (1987) Beyond the Akropolis: A Rural Greek Past. Stanford: Stanford University Press van Andel, T. H. & Runnels, C. (2002) Αρχαιολογία χωρίς Σκαπάνη : Η περίπτωση της Νότια .Αργολίδας Αθήνα: Καλειδοσκόπιο Weiberg, E. Thinking the Bronze Age. Life and Death in Early Helladic Greece., Acta Universitatis Upsalensis. Boreas. Upsala Studies in Ancient Mediterrannean and Near Eastern Civilization, vol. 29 (, 2007). Wright, J. C. “Comparative Settlement Patterns during the Bronze Age in the Northeastern Peloponnesos, Greece,” in S. E. Alcock and J. F. Cherry (eds.), Side-by-Side Survey: Comparative Regional Studies in the Mediterranean World (Oxford 2004) 114-131.
Last Update
07-06-2016