Focus of Study: Cultural and Everyday Life
Option H: Cultural and Everyday Life, including:
- art: sculpture and painted vases
- architecture: the buildings of the Agora and Acropolis
- leisure activities
- marriage customs
- Thompson, D. B., Miniature Sculptures in the Athenian Agora, (Princeton, N.J.: American School of Classical Studies at Athens; 1974)
- Classical Art Research Centre, Introduction to Greek Pottery, (University of Oxford, 2012)
- Camp II, J. McK, and Dinsmoor, W. B., Ancient Athenian Building Methods, (Princeton, N.J.: American School of Classical Studies at Athens; 1984).
- Morgan, T. J., ‘Literate Education in Classical Athens’, The Classical Quarterly, Vol. 49, No. 1 (2009), pp. 46-61.
- Lynch, J. P., Aristotle`s School – A Study of a Greek Educational Institution, (Berkeley; Los Angeles; London: University of California Press, 1972): esp. pp. 32-37.
- Xeno., On Hunting.
- Xeno., Symposium.
- Xeno., Oeconomicus 5.5; 11.15-18: the activities of a leisurely Athenian gentleman.
- Plut., Life of Alkibiades 11.1-2: on chariot-racing, which was an aristocratic sport.
- On the perceived role of Athenian wives, see Xeno., Oeconomicus 7.3-13, 18-20, 35-37, 41-42.
- Archilochos, 326
- Anth. Pal. 6.133
- Plut., Solon 20.2–23.2
- On divorce, see [Andocides], 4 Against Alkibiades 13–15.
- Sutton, R. F., ‘Nuptial Eros: The Visual Discourse of Marriage in Classical Athens’, The Journal of the Walters Art Gallery, Vol. 55/56 (1997/1998), pp. 27-48.