1) to become familiar with the chronology, development, and iconography of the material culture of the Greek world of the first millennium BCE
2) to integrate these materials, emphasizing those monuments of material culture, in order to contribute original thoughts on how the peoples of the ancient Greek world responded to the last transition
Requirements for completion of the course with credit:
1) short class presentations
of readings to initiate class discussion
3) a 15-minute Conference paper
4)an Abstract for
the conference paper that gives the paper's title, your name,
the thesis of your paper, and the paper's conclusions (ca. 200 words)
Your semester grade will be calculated as follows:
50% The quality of your classwork including short presentations, participation in discussion, and the presentation of your Seminar Report and Conference paper.
50% The quality of your Abstract and (of much greater importance) your Seminar Paper, which includes its completeness, coherence, strength of argument, relevant bibliography, and careful documentation.