2016-2017 Academic Bulletin 
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2016-2017 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 101 - The Greek World, 1184-323 BCE

Credits: 4
A comprehensive survey of ancient Greek political, social, and cultural history based on the interpretations of primary sources, both literary and archaeological, from the Trojan War to the end of the Classical period. Topics include the historicity of the Homeric poems, the rise of the Greek city-state and panhellenic consciousness, the constitutional history of Athens and Sparta, the Persian and Peloponnesian Wars, political participation in the Athenian democracy, reflections of contemporary history in drama (tragedy and comedy) and philosophy, and the rise of Alexander the Great.

Distribution Requirements: HE, IP.