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Department of History and Archaeology

Department of History and Archaeology A MASTER'S DEGREE IN ARCHAEOLOGY AT ATHENS, GREECE

A one-year Master’s program taught in English, devoted to the advanced study of the archaeology of Greece, the wider area of the Aegean, Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean, including Mesopotamia. The program combines an in-depth, systematic account of the evidence, the methodologies, and the current debates on Greek and Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology. Themes of interest range from the emergence of the Minoan and Mycenaean palaces and the great empires of the Eastern Mediterranean, such as the Hittites and the Assyrians, to the formation and decline of the Greek city-state or the polis, the rise of Alexander the Great, the world of the East Mediterranean during the time of his successors, including the perception and importance of Greek and Eastern Mediterranean heritage today.