2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

History of Ancient Greece and Rome

Summer quarter

Faculty: Andrew Reece classical art and literature

Fields of Study: history

Summer: CRN (Credit) Level 40061 (4) Second Session  

Credits: 4(Su)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Day


We study the history of classical Greece and Rome from the founding of the first Olympic games and the city of Rome in the 8th century BCE through the Christianization of the Roman empire in the 4th century CE.  Major themes include the development of the city state, Athenian democracy, class struggle, slavery, warfare, religion and the state, and the rise of empires.  We read secondary and primary texts, including Herodotus, Thucydides, and Tacitus.

Maximum Enrollment: 25

Advertised Schedule: 1-3p Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu (Jul. 25 - Aug. 25)

Preparatory for studies or careers in: education, history, classics, political philosophy

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: No Required Online Learning

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