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2022/2023

Classical Art History

Code: 104199 ECTS Credits: 6
Degree Type Year Semester
2503702 Ancient Studies FB 1 2

Contact

Name:
Francesc Josep De Rueda Roige
Email:
francescjosep.derueda@uab.cat

Use of Languages

Principal working language:
spanish (spa)
Some groups entirely in English:
No
Some groups entirely in Catalan:
No
Some groups entirely in Spanish:
Yes

Prerequisites

Foreign language skills at a level of reading comprehension are required in order to carry out supervised and autonomous activities.

Objectives and Contextualisation

To work the fundamental aspects of Greek and Roman art.

Provide the student with knowledge about the means of realization and production centres of classical art, recognition and understanding of their images, as well as the backgrounds in which they were placed.

 

Competences

  • Dominate the use of specific instruments, with special attention to digital tools, for analysing the ancient world.
  • Interrelate linguistic, historical and archaeological knowledge of the ancient world with knowledge of other areas of the humanities, mainly ancient literature, philosophy and art.
  • Students must develop the necessary learning skills to undertake further training with a high degree of autonomy.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyse an artistic image and place it in its cultural context.
  2. Analyse the artistic ideas on a particular artistic phenomenon in the cultural context of the Greek and Roman societies.
  3. Analyse the creators and receivers with regard to an artistic phenomenon in a particular cultural context.
  4. Autonomously searching, selecting and processing information both from structured sources (databases, bibliographies, specialized magazines) and from across the network.
  5. Explain the mechanisms of reception of a work of art.
  6. Identify and explain scenes, motifs, gods and other mythical characters on the basis of their artistic representations throughout Greco-Roman antiquity.
  7. Relate an artistic image to other cultural phenomena of Greco-Roman antiquity.
  8. Using the specific interpretational and technical vocabulary of the discipline.

Content

1. CLASSICAL ART AND ITS STUDY.

2. MANIFESTATIONS AND PRODUCTION.

3. CLASSICAL ICONOGRAPHY.

 

Methodology

- Lectures.

- Tutorship the supervised activities and the individual work of the student.

 

Annotation: Within the schedule set by the centre or degree programme, 15 minutes of one class will be reserved for students to evaluate their lecturers and their courses or modules through questionnaires.

Activities

Title Hours ECTS Learning Outcomes
Type: Directed      
Lectures 42.25 1.69 3, 2, 1, 5, 6, 7, 8
Type: Supervised      
Scheduled tutorship as learning support 5 0.2 2, 5, 7, 8
Type: Autonomous      
Study and personal work 70 2.8 3, 2, 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Assessment

Activity 1:
Exercise 1 (4 marks, 40 % of the final mark).

Activity 2:
Exercise 2 (4 marks, 40 % of the final mark).

Activity 3:
Activity chosen by the lecturer (2 marks, 20% of the final mark).

The final mark is the result of the addition of the marks obtained in all activities, but it is essential to have obtained a minimum of 2 marks in activities 1 and 2.

If the student has only done some of the compulsory activities and he/she has passed them, he/she will get a "not assessable" when the general addition does not reach the pass or a superior mark.
On the contrary, the student will get the mark that he/she has obtained. At the time of each evaluative activity, the teacher will inform the students (Moodle) of the procedure and the date of the revision of the marking.

Only the students who have not passed, but have sat for the three compulsory activities, have the right to a reassessment - the date is set by the Facultie's Academic Management. The maximum mark of this
reassessment is 5.

In the event of a student committing any irregularity that may lead to a significant variation in the grade
awarded to an assessment activity, the student will be given a zero for this activity, regardless of any
disciplinary process that may take place. In the event of several irregularities in assessment activities of the
same subject, the student will be given a zero as the final grade for this subject.

In the event that tests or exams cannot be taken onsite, they will be adapted to an online format made
available through the UAB's virtual tools (original weighting will be maintained). Homework, activities
and class participation will be carried out through forums, wikis and/ordiscussion on Teams, etc.
Lecturers will ensurethat students are able to access these virtual tools, or will offer them feasible
alternatives.

Assessment Activities

Title Weighting Hours ECTS Learning Outcomes
Activity 20% 30.25 1.21 3, 2, 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Exercise 1 40% 1.25 0.05 3, 2, 1, 5, 6, 7, 8
Exercise 2 40% 1.25 0.05 3, 2, 1, 5, 6, 7, 8

Bibliography

Alcock, Susan E., Osborne, Robin (Eds.), Classical Archaeology, Oxford, 2007.

Andreae, Bernard, Arte romano, Roma, 1984.

Beard, Mary - Henderson, John, Classical art. From Greece to Rome, Oxford, 2001.

Bianchi Bandinelli, Ranuccio, Introducción a la arqueología clásica como historia del arte antiguo, Madrid, 1982.

Bianchi Bandinelli, Ranuccio - Paribeni, Enrico, El arte de la Antiguedad clásica, Grecia. Madrid, 1998.

Boardman, John, El arte griego, Barcelona, 1997.

Ching, Francis D.K., Architecture: Form, Space and Order, Washington,2012.

Cline, Eric H., The Oxford Handbook of the BronzeAge Aegean, Oxford, 2012.

Elsner, Jas, Roman Eyes: Visuality and Subjectivity in Art and Text, Princeton-Oxford, 2007.

Fejfer, Jane, Roman portraits in context, Berlin-New York, 2008.

Gros, Pierre, L'Architecture romaine I, Paris, 1996.

Gros, Pierre, L'Architecture romaine II, Paris, 2001.

Gros, Pierre, Torelli, Mario, Storia dell'urbanistica. Il mondo romano, Roma-Bari, 1994.

Grossman, Janet, Looking at Greek and Roman sculpture in stone: A guide to terms, styles and techniques, Los Angeles, 2003.

Giuman, Marco, Archeologia dello sguardo, Roma, 2013.

Hellmann, Marie Christine, L'Architecture Grecque, 2 vols., Paris, 2007.

Henig, Martin, El arte romano, Barcelona, 1985.

Holscher, Tonio, Il linguaggio dell'arte romana, Torino, 1987.

Holscher, Tonio, Visual power in Ancient Greece and Rome. Between art and social reality, Berkeley, 2018.

Kousser, Rachel M., Hellenistic and Roman sculpture. The allure of the classical, Cambridge, 2008.

Levi, Peter, Grecia. Cuna de occidente, Madrid, 1989.

Marconi, Clemente, The Oxford handbook of Greek and Roman art and architrecture, New York, 2015.

Marta, Roberto, Architettura romana. Tecniche costruttive e forme architettoniche del mondo romano, Roma, 1985.

Moreno, Paolo, Pittura greca. Da Polignoto ad Apelle, Milano, 1987.

Motta, Federico (Ed.), Pittura romana: dall'ellenismo al tardo-antico, Milano, 2002.

Neer, Richard, The Emergence of the Classical Style in Greek Sculpture, Chicago-Londres, 2010.

Pausanias, Descripción de Grecia, introducción, traducción i notes de M.C. Herrero Ingelmo, Madrid, 1994.

Pitarch, Antoni et alt. (ed.), Arte Antiguo. Próximo Oriente, Grecia y Roma. Fuentes y documentos para la Historia del Arte, Barcelona, 1982.

Sauron, Giles, L'Histoire végétalisé. Ornement et politique a Rome, Paris, 2000.

Scott, Michael, Space and Society in the Greek and Roman Worlds, Cambridge, 2013.

Squire, Michael (Ed.), Sight and the Ancient Senses, Londres, 2016.

Torrego, Esperanza, Plinio el Viejo. Textos de historia del arte, Madrid, 1988.

Whitley, James, The Archaeology of Ancient Greece, Cambridge, 2013.

Vitruvio, Marco Lucio, Los diez libros de arquitectura, versióde José Luís OliverDomingo, Madrid, 1995.

VV.AA., Klassische Plastik. Die Geschichte der antiken Bildhauerkunst, vols. I-III, Mainz am Rhein, 2004.

VV. AA., Couleurs et mattie res dans l'antiquité: textes, tecniques et pratiques, Paris, 2006.

Software

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