Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    
    May 29, 2020  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CLASS 3739 - [Archaeology of Ancient Greek Religion]

(crosslisted) ANTHR 3839 , ARKEO 3839 , RELST 3739  
(HB) (CA-AS)      
Fall. Not offered 2017-2018. 4 credits. Letter grades only.

C. Barrett.

What is “religion,” and how can we use material culture to investigate ancient beliefs and rituals? This course (1) explores major themes and problems in the archaeology of ancient Greek religion, and (2) compares and critiques selected theoretical and methodological approaches to the “archaeology of cult” more generally. Students will examine ritual artifacts, cult sites, and other aspects of religious material culture, as well as primary textual sources (in translation).



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