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CLST 101: Introduction to Greek Civilization

An introduction to the history, archaeology, literature, and philosophy of ancient Greece, paying particular attention to Fifth-Century Athens. This course will address a variety of themes pertinent to the period, including Athens’s relations with and attempts to shape its physical environment; Athenian religion, values and morality; the social and political structures of the city; the city’s military campaigns; and intellectual and cultural developments. Readings will be assigned from both primary and secondary materials.