HART 513 - THE HELLENISTIC AGE
Long Title: THE HELLENISTIC AGE: ALEXANDER TO AUGUSTUS
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Description: We examine the art, architecture, and cultural history of the Hellenistic Age, from Alexander the Great (d. 323 BC) until the death of Cleopatra (31 BC). During this period a brilliant Greek-based culture developed from the Mediterranean to the Indus Valley, transforming Greeks, Persians, Jews, Romans and many others. Graduate students will be assigned additional readings and a research paper will be due at the end of the semester.