Fees: Standard £ 63 Conc £24 Full £123 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only
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Examining architectural designs of ancient Greece, this short course will introduce the classical Greek culture to the students alongside an introduction to religion, politics, culture and society of the time. The course will examine in detail the Parthenon and Acropolis of Athens, discovering its universal importance, why it was constructed in the first place, its cultural value and it's complex history throughout the centuries
Adult students who are interested in architecture, history, art and archaeology. Societal, religious and political elements of the classical Greek world will also be discussed.
No prior skills, knowledge or experience are needed. The course will be delivered in English and will include audio and visual sources.
The students will gain an understanding of classical art of ancient Greece and an insight into Greek architecture, archaeology, history and culture.
The course will be divided in 5 sessions and will examine the complete hill of Acropolis in Athens, including the Parthenon, Erechtheum, Propilea and the different phases the hill followed over the years to its latest form, as we know it today.
No extra study or practice outside of the class is expected.
By the student’s contribution in class.
Students might choose to attend an additional course in Greek culture, which will follow a similar format and will examine famous sculptures, introducing the ideals of beauty and craftmanship in ancient Greece. There is also the option to attend one day workshops in an area of your particular interest: Greek mythology, cuisine, folk dance or a detailed travel guide prior to your trip to Greece!
No other costs are expected. A notepad and pen is suggested for the students who would like to take notes.
Students that require support are kindly requested to notify the tutor and H&F Adult Education in advance.