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CLAS 2205 Greek History (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

A study of the history of Greece from the Bronze Age in the second millennium BCE to the preeminence of Alexander of Macedon in the 4th century. The course will focus on such broad topics as the development of Greek social and political institutions, notions of justice, freedom, and Greek identity, relations among Greek city-states and with foreign nations, imperialism, the golden age of Greek literature, and the rise of Macedonian monarchy. Emphasis will be on the study of the ancient sources: literary, historiographic, archaeological, and epigraphic.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Mark Thatcher

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: HIST2201

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Last Updated: 22-Mar-17