2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 14, 2018  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

ARTH 215 - The Temple Builders: Architecture in Ancient Greece


Traces the evolution of monumental architecture in Greece from its origins in the Geometric period through its development in Archaic, Classical and Hellenistic times. Emphasizes the integration of craftsmanship, or techne, with elements of design in the Doric, Ionic and Corinthian orders. Discusses the relationship between architect and patron, the social role of architecture and its political impact, as well as the problems of modern investigation and reconstruction of ancient buildings.

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every other year