Sep 18, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2016-17 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2016-17 [Archived Catalog]

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CLAS 3130 - Wisdom in Antiquity


Introduction to the various forms of wisdom and knowledge treated in Greek and Roman literature. These forms of wisdom include practical skill, the liberal arts, scientific and philosophic truth, sophistic worldliness and professional training. Special attention paid to the relation of such knowledge and wisdom to Greek and Roman educational practices and ideals. Figures and texts of special interest include Protagoras, Socrates, Plato, Isocrates, Aristotle, the New Testament, Cicero, Seneca, and Quintilian. Also considered is the relevance of such historians as Herodotus, Thucydides, and Livy.

Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I



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