Temples In Ancient Greece

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 63 Conc £24 Full £123 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Monday 18:30 - 20:30 5 MAC 28/10/2019 25/11/2019 HA160

What will the course cover?

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

Who is the course for?

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.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

No prior skills, knowledge or experience are needed. The course will be delivered in English and will include audio and visual sources.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

The students will gain an understanding of classical art of ancient Greece and an insight into Greek architecture, archaeology, history and culture.

How is the course organised?

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.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

No extra study or practice outside of the class is expected.

How will my progress be assessed?

By the student’s contribution in class.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

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!

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

No other costs are expected. A notepad and pen is suggested for the students who would like to take notes.

What support is available?

Students that require support are kindly requested to notify the tutor and H&F Adult Education in advance.