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Spring 2013-2014
* CLA 217 / HIS 217 / HLS 217 (HA)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

The Greek World in the Hellenistic Age

Brent D. Shaw

The Greek experience from Alexander the Great through Cleopatra. An exploration of the dramatic expansion of the Greek world into Egypt and the Near East brought about by the conquests and achievements of Alexander. Study of the profound political, social, and intellectual changes that stemmed from the interaction of new cultures, and the entrance of Rome into the Greek world. Readings include history, biography, and inscriptions.

Sample reading list:
Plutarch, The Age of Alexander, 1973
M.M. Austin, The Hellenistic World, 2006
F.W. Walbank, The Hellenistic World, 1992

Reading/Writing assignments:
Student is expected to read approximately 100 pages per week.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Final Exam - 35%
Papers - 25%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
40580 L01 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm T Th   East Pyne Building   010   Enrolled:32 Limit:60
40581 P01 10:00 am - 10:50 am M        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
40582 P02 11:00 am - 11:50 am M        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
43546 P03 10:00 am - 10:50 am T   McCosh Hall   30   Enrolled:15 Limit:15 Closed
43547 P04 11:00 am - 11:50 am T        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
40583 P05 11:00 am - 11:50 am F        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
40584 P06 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm F        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
43548 P07 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm F        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
43867 P08 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm W   Frist Campus Center   307   Enrolled:4 Limit:15
44221 P09 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm Th   McCosh Hall   B13   Enrolled:13 Limit:15