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CLAS0131Y-F12

Archaic and Classical Greece
Discussion

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.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
92488

Course

CLAS0131

All Sections in Fall 2012

Fall 2012

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