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HIST531 - The Greek Civilization

 

This course is a study of Greek civilization from its beginnings to the collapse of the independent city-states in the 4th century BC. Emphasis is on ancient Greece’s constitutional, political, economic, social, diplomatic, military, artistic, philosophical and intellectual dynamics. Key topics include the Greek way of land and naval warfare, maritime trade and the economy, Peloponnesian and Persian Wars, the "Age of Pericles" and the Classical Age of Athens, the rise and fall of Spartan power, the rise of Athenian democracy, and the impact of Ancient Greece on the evolving Western Civilization.

 

Prerequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
05/28/18 - 11/02/18 11/05/18 - 12/30/18 Fall 2018 Session I - 8 Week session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 03/03/19 Winter 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Alexander The Great: Selections From Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, And Quintus Curtius
ISBN: 9780872207271
Publication Info: Hackett Pub Co
Author: Arrian, Siculus, Plutarch and Rufus
Unit Cost: $16.40
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: $12.75

Book Title: Herodotus: On the War for Greek Freedom: Selections from the Histories
ISBN: 9780872206670
Publication Info: Hackett Pub Co
Author: Herodotus/Shirley, S. and Romm, J.
Unit Cost: $13.90
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: $10.50

Book Title: Thucydides: On Justice, Power, and Human Nature: The Essence of Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War
ISBN: 9780872201682
Publication Info: Hackett Pub Co
Author: Woodruff, P (editor)
Unit Cost: $14.40
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: $11.50

Book Title: Aristophanes: Lysistrata and Other Plays
ISBN: 9780140448146
Publication Info: Penguin Classics
Author: Alan H. Sommerstein
Unit Cost: $12.40
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: A History of Greece, 1300 to 30 BC
ISBN: 9781405190336
Publication Info: Wiley
Author: Victor Parker
Unit Cost: $50.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: $34.19