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.
- Fall 2012
- Twilight Hall 201(AXT 201)
- 1:45pm-2:35pm on Monday, Wednesday (Sep 10, 2012 to Dec 7, 2012)
- Jane Chaplin
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- EUR HIS LIT
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