IDIS W44 History, Culture and Art of Ancient and Medieval Greece

This program is not offered this academic year. See this year's interims.

Basic information

  • Location: Greece | Map
  • Dates: January 4-24
  • Cost: $4,400 (estimate)

This course offers a study-tour of major urban centers of Greece with a special emphasis on history, culture and art, as well as related aspects of early Christian culture.

Evening lectures by professors cover aspects of history, philosophy, art history, and culture, with special attention to Christianity's debt to ancient Greece. These lectures are supplemented by on-site reports by expert guides. The itinerary includes Athens, Corinth, Nafplion, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora and Thessaloniki. Students will develop familiarity with these sites and understand their historical, religious and cultural significance. Students will also become familiar with the Greek Orthodox tradition of Christianity, as well as familiarity with contemporary issues in Greek culture.

Greece Interim 2013


The course may fulfill an elective in the Classical Studies major and Greek and Latin minors.


$4,400 (estimate)

Questions / contact

Henry Luttikhuizen

Henry Luttikhuizen

Professor, Art History Survey, Early Christian and Byzantine, Medieval, Northern Renaissance, Art of the Americas
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Mark Williams

Mark Williams

Professor Emeritus of Classics
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