KL. ARK Classical Archaeology - Roman Villa Architecture. Origins and evolution from the hellenistic roots to the 2nd century AD

Course content

The master course (consisting of four hours weekly) treats the architecture and art of Roman luxury villas. Hellenistic roots, the relevance of basic text sources as well as depictions of villa architecture in Roman wall painting will be discussed. The main goal of the course will be to work out an understanding of specific concepts of art and architecture which constitute the whole of the Roman „Villascape“ comprising sculpture, wall painting and landscape design. Furthermore, focus on the relevance of the natural environment of the respective villa complexes shall open the discussion and lead to a reconsidering of conventional assessments based on general typologies. Detailed discussion of case studies will provide students also with basic knowledge of Roman building techniques and the organization of large construction sites.

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Individual
Collective
Continuous feedback during the course of the semester
Feedback by final exam (In addition to the grade)
ECTS
15 ECTS
Type of assessment
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Kursusinformation

Language
English
Course number
HKAK03211U
ECTS
15 ECTS
Programme level
Full Degree Master
Duration

1 semester

Placement
Spring
Schedulegroup
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Studyboard
Study Board of Archaeology, Ethnology, Greek & Latin, History
Contracting department
  • SAXO-Institute - Archaeology, Ethnology, Greek & Latin, History
Contracting faculty
  • Faculty of Humanities
Course Coordinator
  • Wolfgang Thomas Gerhard Filser   (15-7a726f696a64716a31696c6f766875436b7870316e7831676e)
Saved on the 04-01-2022

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