DSBcA24 Topography of Ancient Greece

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
doc. Mgr. Michal Habaj, PhD. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Michal Habaj, PhD.
Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Erlebachová
Supplier department: Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Tue 16:00–17:40 D21
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Detailed overview of historical geography of Ancient Greece (including western coast of Asia Minor, and islands of Crete, Rhodes and Cyprus).
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will be able:
- to gain full insight into historical geography of the core of the ancient Greek world in Archaic and Classic period of the Greek history;
- to correlate knowledge thus obtained with alreadz known historical context;
- to gain overview about main political and cultural centres of the Greek world, about their appearance and material culture, etc.;
- to locate and identify the most important historical and cultural landmarks and monuments in Greece.
  • 1. Introduction - geomorphology of Greece.
  • 2.-3. Peloponnesus.
  • 4.-5. Attica and central Greece.
  • 6. North-western Greece.
  • 7. Thessaly.
  • 8. Macedonia.
  • 9. Western Asia Minor.
  • 10. Sporades, Cyclades and Dodecanese.
  • 11. Crete and Rhodes.
  • 12. Cyprus.
    required literature
  • GROH, František. Topografie starých Athen. Část první a druhá. Praha 1909 a 1913.
    recommended literature
  • BARTONĚK, Antonín. Řecko, Turecko, Kypr [Bartoněk, 1985]. Vyd. 1. Praha: Olympia, 1985. 346 s. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Oral or written exam.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught once in two years.

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