Oct 21, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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HIST 3291 - Ancient Greece


Begins with the emergence of the ancient Greeks of the Mycenaean Age and Homer’s epics, moving on to the emergence of city-states with a focus on Athens and Sparta. Will also cover political and military history from the Persian wars to the conquests of Alexander the Great. Students will also learn about the society and culture of ancient Greece, including topics such as slavery, women’s lives, religion and philosophy. Assigned reading includes histories, poems, philosophy, and dramatic works, as well as visual arts and archaeological evidence.

Requisites: Soph or Jr or Sr
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be critical readers of both primary and secondary sources, and will use both types of evidence in their written work.
  • Students will be able to synthesize primary and secondary source materials in either an original research project or in a creative project.
  • Students will improve their ability to make historical observations and arguments in written work.
  • Students’ work will reflect an understanding of the events and culture of the historical topics examined in class.



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