L-ANT/07 - 6 CFU - 1° Semester

Teaching Staff


Learning Objectives

Knowledge of the main manifestations of material and artistic culture from Greek geometric style to late roman antiquity.

Course Structure

The course will be structured in three parts, a first in which problems of periodization will be discussed; a second one, in which the main monuments of Greek and Roman art will be illustrated, and, finally, a third during which we will deal with main themes of iconography.

Detailed Course Content

Study of the main documents of Greek and Roman art with particular attention to the iconographic content, analyzed in relation to the historical and social context of each era.

Textbook Information

Text Books:

A. T. Hölsher, Archeologia Classica. Roma 2010, pp. 9-329

- A. M. Riccomini, Il ritratto, Roma 2019, pp. 9- 218

- J. Boardman, Greek Sculpture. The Archaic Period, Oxford University Press, 1978, pp. 10-150.

- J. Boardman, Greek Sculpture.The Classical Period, Thames and Hudson, 1985, 252.

- R.R.R. Smiths, Hellenistic Sculpture, 7-19, 51-99, 155-181.


B. Seminars on topics chosen by the teacher (1 cfu)
- Materials placed in the course platform

Or the volume :

- M. Emerson, Greek Sanctuaries & Temple. Architecture an Introduction, London 2018, pp. 5-87.


Please remember that in compliance with art 171 L22.04.1941, n. 633 and its amendments, it is illegal to copy entire books or journals, only 15% of their content can be copied.

For further information on sanctions and regulations concerning photocopying please refer to the regulations on copyright (Linee Guida sulla Gestione dei Diritti d’Autore) provided by AIDRO - Associazione Italiana per i Diritti di Riproduzione delle opere dell’ingegno (the Italian Association on Copyright).

All the books listed in the programs can be consulted in the Library.

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