21H.130 The Ancient World: Greece


Class Info

History of Ancient Greece from the Bronze Age to the death of Alexander. Major social, economic, political, and religious trends. Homer, heroism, and the Greek identity; the hoplite revolution and the rise of the city-state; Herodotus, Persia, and the (re)birth of history; Empire, Thucydidean rationalism, and the Peloponnesian War; Aristotle, Macedonia, and Hellenism. Emphasis on use of primary sources in translation.

This class has no prerequisites.

21H.130 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by S. Ostrow.

Lecture occurs 12:00 PM to 13:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 2-105.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.

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