HIST 2650 Ancient Greece from Helen to Alexander

March 22, 2021

HIST 2650 Ancient Greece from Helen to Alexander (also CLASS 2675) (HB) (HA-AS, GLC-AS, HST-AS)  (HPE, HEU)

Tuesday and Thursday: 11:25-12:40 with informal discussions   

Professor Barry Strauss

An introduction to ancient Greek history from the era of the Trojan War to the conquests of Alexander the Great. Topics include the rise and fall of the Greek city-state, the invention of politics, democracy, warfare, women and the family. Course readings are in classical texts and modern scholarship.

Terracotta alabastron (perfume vase) ca. 590–570 B.C. from metmuseum.org