Ancient Athens: Democracy, Drama, Civilization
- Robert W Wallace - 847/491-8042 - Kresge 1-520, Dept of Classics
- 555 Clark B03 - MoWe 11:00AM - 12:20PM
- An introduction to the history of Greece in the fifth and early fourth centuries B.C.; emphasis on literary texts, and Athenian social, political and intellectual history.
- None; P/N not allowed.
- Lecture and discussion section.
- Midterm, final, brief quizzes.
- Herodotus, Thucydides, Plutarch, Aeschylus' Oresteia, Sophokles' Oedipus the King, and Antigone; Plato's Apology, and Crito; Aristophanes' Acharnians, Clouds, and Lysistrata.
Plutarch's Rise and Fall of Athens, Penguin Edition, ISBN: 9780140441024
Aeschylus' Oresteia, Penguin Edition, ISBN: 9780140443332
Sophokles' Three Theban Plays, Penguin Edition, ISBN: 9780140444254
Aristophanes' Lysistrata, Clouds, Acharnians, Penguin Edition, ISBN: 9780140448146
Euripides' Ten Plays, Bantam Edition, ISBN: 9780553210606
Thucydides' The Landmark Thucydides, Edited by Strassler, ISBN: 9781416590873
Herodotus' The Histories, Oxford Edition, ISBN: 9780199535668
- Classics 211 was formerly titled "Classical Greece." "Ancient Athens: Democracy, Drama, Civilization" is the permanent new title.
- Historical Studies Distro Area
Interdisciplinary Distro - See Rules
Literature & Fine Arts Distro Area
Ethics & Values Distro Area Distro Area
Attendance at 1st class mandatory
Registration for discussion section required
No P/N option for this section
Overview of class
Class Materials (Required)
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