Intro to Ancient Greek History

VU Course ID: H234
Curriculum: 24 units


  • Ancient Greece: A Political, Social, and Cultural History
  • Problems in Ancient History
  • Herodotus: The Histories
  • Plutarch: The Rise and Fall of the Athens
  • Thucydides: The Peloponnesian War
  • Prerequisites: None
    Developer: Professor Donald Kagen
    Provider: Yale University
    Recordable: Yes / 2 CEUs

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    Course Description

    This is an introductory course in Greek history tracing the development of Greek civilization as manifested in political, intellectual, and creative achievements from the Bronze Age to the end of the classical period. Students will read original sources in translation as well as the works of modern scholars. ~ Leave yourself notes in the cloud!

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