Introduction to Roman Art and Architecture



There are a limited number of places available on this course. This lecture only module is an introductory survey of the development and major artistic and technical achievements of Greek and Roman architecture, sculpture and painting. The course places art and architecture in its social, political and cultural context. It explores themes such as the representation of the human form, the use of narrative and mythology in art, and urbanisation, and it looks at the works of individual artists. It traces the development of architectural forms, such as temples, theatres and Roman baths with attention to many of the iconic buildings and sites of the ancient world, including the Parthenon, Delphi and Olympia, the Colosseum, the Pantheon, and Pompeii.

Lecturer: Dr Giorgos Papantoniou.

Date, Time, and Place

Day-time course: Time and venue to be confirmed. Please check our website in December www.histories-humanities. for updates text ‘INFO’ to 087 257 2015.


This lecture-only module comprises of two lectures per week over one term commencing in January 2023.

Course Fees

€150 for the course. The concession rate for the course is €75.* * The concession rate is available to second and third level students and people whose primary source of income is a Social Welfare pension or payment, Jobseekers, Health Board or a government-sponsored employment scheme.


Please check our website https://www. in August for updates on enrolment dates and term dates.

You may apply online or by phone as follows:

ONLINE: You may register and pay by credit/debit card online at http://www. AFTER enrolments open for each term.

BY PHONE: You can apply by phone at 01 896 8589 or text 087 257 2015 and request a call back. Please note, due to the introduction of Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) for online transactions, it may not always be possible to accept payments over the phone. Please ensure that you have your banking app installed on your phone or are aware of other form of payment verification. If you are having difficulties, we are here to help. Please TEXT 087 257 2015 and you will receive a call back to help you through the booking process. Please also note that the phone will be very busy during the application period and staff continue to work from home some of the time so there may be a delay in replying to your call.

IN PERSON: We are delighted to welcome you back to in-person application with the addition of contactless card payment in room 3141 Arts Building. Dates and times of office opening for in-person payment will be announced on our website in August.