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Spring 2016-2017
* CLA 216 / HIS 216 (HA)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Archaic and Classical Greece

Marc Domingo Gygax

The social, political, and cultural history of ancient Greece from ca.750 B.C. through the time of the Peloponnesian War (404 B.C.). Special attention is paid to the emergence of the distinctively Greek form of political organization, the city state, and to democracy, imperialism, social practices, and cultural developments. Emphasis is placed on study of the ancient sources, methods of source analysis, and historical reasoning.

Sample reading list:
Herodotus, The Histories
Thucydides, The History of Peloponnesian War
Aristophanes, Comedies
Plato, Apology

Reading/Writing assignments:
A combination of both ancient sources and modern interpretive material, all in English, around 100-125 pages a week, with special emphasis on a topic or problem for preceptorial discussion.

Mid Term Exam - 20%
Final Exam - 30%
Papers - 25%
Class/Precept Participation - 25%

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
41296 L01 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm M W   McCormick Hall   101   Enrolled:70 Limit:105
43869 P01 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm M   East Pyne Building   161   Enrolled:15 Limit:15 Closed
43870 P02 9:00 am - 9:50 am W   McCosh Hall   B12   Enrolled:11 Limit:15
43871 P03 10:00 am - 10:50 am Th   McCosh Hall   30   Enrolled:11 Limit:15
43872 P04 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm Th   Green Hall   1-N-11   Enrolled:9 Limit:15
43873 P05 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm Th   East Pyne Building   111   Enrolled:9 Limit:15
43874 P06 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm Th   Green Hall   1-N-11   Enrolled:15 Limit:15 Closed
41297 P99 TBA        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled