Taught course

Ritual performance in Minoan Crete

Institution
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens · National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Qualifications
Diploma

Entry requirements

The programme is addressed not only to students of Archaeology but also to the broader public, especially those with a particular interest in prehistoric/protohistoric times in broader eastern Mediterranean area.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

Minoan Crete was a rich, varied and complex culture whose achievements in every aspect of life have been studied and are still being studied worldwide.

In this programme gods, goddesses, monsters, magic, religious symbolism, ritual and the spiritual world of Minoan will be discussed.

Programme Description

Lesson 1: Introduction- Archaeological and Iconographic evidence (Sacrifice Ritual)

Firstly, we make an intro to the theme of Minoan ritual performance as documented both by the archaeological and the iconographic evidence and then we continue with empasis on Sacrifice rituals.

Lesson 2: Iconographic Evidence (Baetylic - Robe Rituals)

Here we are going to address the theme of Minoan ritual performance as documented by iconographic evidence with emphasis on Baetylic and Robe Rituals.

Lesson 3: Iconographic Evidence (Flower Ritual -Initiation Rites)

In this lesson we are going to address the theme of Minoan ritual performance as documented by iconographic evidence with emphasis on Flower Ritual and Initiation Rites.

Lesson 4: Iconographic Evidence (Dance Ritual- Procession- Music)

Finally, we are going to address the theme of Minoan ritual performance as documented by iconographic evidence with emphasis on Dance Ritual, Procession and Music.

Qualification and course duration

Diploma

distance learning
1 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Office
Email
info@elearninguoa.org
Phone
+302103689359