CLAS 420 - Archaic Greek Sanctuaries

This course therefore concentrates on the evidence for Greek sanctuary sites between 1000 and 600 B.C. We examine the excavated material from numerous sanctuary sites, including architectural remains (temples and/or altars), votive offerings of bronze and clay, and any other evidence revealing religious practices during these formative years. The role the sanctuaries played in society is also considered with a view to their political, social, economic and spiritual implications for Archaic Greek life.

Also Offered As
ANTH 420, RELI 420, ANTH 420, RELI 420
Grade Basis
Regular Grades
Course Attributes
Writing Emphasis