HISTORY 200 - Ancient Greece
Fall 2020, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course serves as an introduction to the history, culture, and society of Ancient Greece. Topics covered will include democracy, law and legal culture, women and gender relations, slavery, the gods and cultic practice, warfare, and the economy. Special attention will be paid to the distinctive historical trajectories of Athens and Sparta, but also to the connections between the Greeks and the other cultures of the eastern Mediterranean (Persia, Egypt, Phoenicia). Finally, we will examine critically the legacy of Ancient Greece and the ways that it has been appropriated for various political purposes in the modern era.

Course Requirements:

Course requirements include short response papers analyzing ancient sources (texts, artifacts), a midterm exam and a final project which can take a variety of forms (persuasive essay, poster/visual presentation, historically based creative writing, community engagement event, etc.).

Intended Audience:

Everyone is welcome. No special background is required for this course.

Class Format:

The course consists of lectures and sections in which students make critical use of sources to discuss and debate historical questions.

Schedule

HISTORY 200 - Ancient Greece
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 Online
29682
Open
2
 
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TBA
Note: Lectures are remote and will be taught asynchronously. Enrolled students can view lectures on their own schedule.
002 (DIS)
 Online
29683
Closed
0
 
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Tu 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: This section is remote and will have a mixture of synchronous and asynchronous teaching. Enrolled students are expected to be available remotely during scheduled class times.
003 (DIS)
 Online
29684
Open
1
 
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W 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Note: This section is remote and will have a mixture of synchronous and asynchronous teaching. Enrolled students are expected to be available remotely during scheduled class times.
004 (DIS)
 Online
29685
Open
1
 
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Tu 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Note: This section is remote and will have a mixture of synchronous and asynchronous teaching. Enrolled students are expected to be available remotely during scheduled class times.

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Syllabi

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