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Ancient Aegean Art History: Roots of Civilization

Helladic, Cycladic, Minoan, and Mycenaean Art History
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 55m
Language: English
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This course covers the art history of four ancient Aegean civilizations: Neolithic Helladic, Cycladic, Minoan, and Mycenaean. Already “lost civilizations” by the time that Homer wrote down the oldest Greek epics, the art and culture which we look at in this course are the distant ancestors of Greek civilization. If you want to learn more about the Minoan Snake Goddess, the Treasury of Atreus, or the Mask of Agamemnon, this is the course for you!

You will learn

✓ Students will acquire familiarity with the three main ancient Aegean civilizations’ most well-known artworks and cultural identities.


• Some knowledge of prior art history courses (Prehistoric, Mesopotamian, Arabian, and Egyptian) will help, but it’s not essential.

This course is for

• High school, university, or graduate students will find standard material covered, and life-long students will find original material and analyses not found in standard textbooks.
Dr. Lily Filson has held the title of Assistant Professor for both private as well as state universities in the United States. She received her Ph.D. in the Philosophy of Formative Sciences and her M.A. in Italian Renaissance Art History; her educational fellowships include a European Research Council Grant Fellowship at the Universita’ Ca Foscari in Venice, Italy, the Katerina Duskova Memorial Fellowship from the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, and the Syracuse University Florence Fellowship. She has more recently won a Short-Term Grant from the Renaissance Society of America and a Research Award from the University of Oxford.
Her studies and career have brought her into contact with numerous artworks and sites that go beyond traditional art history survey courses; her lectures feature unique content and fresh perspectives on the greatest story ever told: why and how art is made and how we relate to it over time. She brings first-hand experience and a warm delivery style to her video lectures which bring ancient artworks to life.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 55m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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