21H.237 The City of Athens in the Age of Pericles


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Historical topography of ancient Athens. Investigates the relationship between urban architecture and political, social, and cultural history of Athens in the 5th and 4th centuries BC. Surveys and analyzes archeological and literary evidence, including the sanctuary of Athena on the Acropolis, the Agora, Greek houses, the histories of Herodotus and Thucydides, plays of Sophocles and Aristophanes, and the panhellenic sanctuaries of Delphi and Olympia. Not open to students who completed 21H.233 prior to Fall 2014.

This class has no prerequisites.

21H.237 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by W. Broadhead.

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

In the Fall 2014 Subject Evaluations, 21H.237 was rated 6.5 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the 21H.237 The City of Athens in the Age of Pericles site or on the 21H.237 Stellar site.

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