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CLAS0131

Archaic and Classical Greece

Archaic and Classical Greece
A survey of Greek history from Homer to the Hellenistic period, based primarily on a close reading of ancient sources in translation. The course covers the emergence of the polis in the Dark Age, colonization and tyranny, the birth of democracy, the Persian Wars, the interdependence of democracy and Athenian imperialism, the Peloponnesian War, and the rise of Macedon. Authors read include Herodotus, Thucydides, Aristophanes, Plutarch, Xenophon, and the Greek orators. 2 hrs. lect., 1 hr. disc.
Subject:
Classics
Department:
Classics
Division:
Humanities
Requirements Fulfilled:
EUR HIS LIT
Equivalent Courses:
HIST0131

Sections

Fall 2012

CLAS0131A-F12 Lecture (Chaplin)
CLAS0131Y-F12 Discussion (Chaplin)
CLAS0131Z-F12 Discussion (Chaplin)

Fall 2010

CLAS0131A-F10 Lecture (Chaplin)
CLAS0131X-F10 Discussion (Chaplin)
CLAS0131Y-F10 Discussion (Chaplin)
CLAS0131Z-F10 Discussion (Chaplin)

Fall 2007

CLAS0131A-F07 Lecture (Chaplin)
CLAS0131X-F07 Discussion
CLAS0131Y-F07 Discussion (Chaplin)
CLAS0131Z-F07 Discussion (Chaplin)

Fall 2006

CLAS0131A-F06 Lecture
CLAS0131Y-F06 Discussion
CLAS0131Z-F06 Discussion

Fall 2005

CLAS0131A-F05 Lecture (Chaplin)
CLAS0131Y-F05 Discussion (Chaplin)
CLAS0131Z-F05 Discussion (Chaplin)

Spring 2004

CLAS0131A-S04 Lecture (Chaplin)
CLAS0131W-S04 Discussion (Chaplin)
CLAS0131X-S04 Discussion (Chaplin)
CLAS0131Y-S04 Discussion (Chaplin)
CLAS0131Z-S04 Discussion (Chaplin)