Art in Ancient Greece


This course explores the historical and cultural context of Ancient Greece, focusing on the role of art in society, the development of architecture and space, the Greek temple, theater, sculpture, and the influence of Ancient Greek art on Western culture.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will gain a comprehensive understanding of Ancient Greek art, architecture, and sculpture, as well as the influence of Ancient Greek art on Western culture, and the artistic techniques and materials used in Ancient Greek art.

Course program

Historical and Cultural Context of Ancient Greece
Development of Architecture and Space in Ancient Greece
The Greek Temple: Parthenon, Erechtheion, and Temple of Athena Nike
Theater in Ancient Greece
Evolution of Sculpture in Ancient Greece
Role of Art in Religious and Civic Life in Ancient Greece
Artistic Techniques and Materials Used in Ancient Greek Art
Influence of Ancient Greek Art on Western Art and Culture