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CLAS 1186 Greek Civilization (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

An introduction through lectures, readings, visuals, discussion, and written exercises to the many-sided contribution of the Ancient Greeks to the literature, art, and thought of what has come to be known as Western Civilization. Topics will include a historical overview (3000 - 323 BC), heroic epic (Iliad and Odyssey), drama (tragedy and comedy), mythology, historiography, political theory and practice (especially Athenian Democracy), philosophy, sculpture, and architecture.


Instructor(s): Gail Hoffman

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 09-Mar-15