The Ancient Greeks
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assignment Niveau : Introductif
chat_bubble_outline Langue : Anglais
language Sous titrage : Espagnol
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En résumé

This is a survey of ancient Greek history from the Bronze Age to the death of Socrates in 399 BCE. Along with studying the most important events and personalities, we will consider broader issues such as political and cultural values and methods of historical interpretation.

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Le programme

  • Week 1 - Prehistory to Homer
    We will start our first module with an overview of the physical and geographical setting for our class – “the Greek world.” Then we will move rapidly across many centuries, beginning with two Bronze Age civilizations: Minoan on the island of Crete, and Mycenae...
  • Week 2 - The Archaic Age (ca. 800-500 BCE)
    Module 2 brings us into the turbulent, creative Archaic Age, during which the Greeks acquired a cultural identity distinct from that of their neighbors in the Eastern Mediterranean. They developed their characteristic form of community, the polis, or “city-st...
  • Week 3 - Two City-States: Sparta and Athens
    In Module 3 we will analyze some major political developments in the Archaic Age, which were largely responses to the huge societal changes discussed in Module 2. We will focus on Sparta and Athens. Sparta evolved into a unique hoplite-polis, famed for strict...
  • Week 4 - Democracy. The Persian Wars
    Module 4’s sessions will begin by focusing on the crucial decade at the end of the 6th century, when the Athenians instituted full democracy. In fact the development of democracy is one of the principal reasons to study Greek history. Athens was also the adop...
  • Week 5 - "The Great 50 Years" (ca. 480-431 BCE)
    Module 5 surveys the period between the end of the Persian Wars and the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War, which came to be known as Athens’ “Golden Age.” After the Persian Wars, there grew an alliance of Greek states that was meant to maintain security. The a...
  • Week 6 - The Peloponnesian War I
    For Module 6, we turn first to Thucydides the Athenian. He “wrote the war” that broke out between the Athenians and the Spartans and their allies and eventually affected almost all the Greek poleis. Thucydides’ method is very different from that of Herodotus. ...
  • Week 7 - The End of the War, the End of the Century
    The final Module brings us to the end of the fifth century and beyond. The charismatic Alcibiades persuaded his fellow citizens to invade Sicily. Eventually they were routed. Along with the events of the end of the war, we will consider the social and economic...
  • Week 7 - Course Pages
     
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Les intervenants

Andrew Szegedy-Maszak, PhD
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Classical Studies

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Wesleyan University
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