2013 - 2014
Undergraduate Catalogue

CL326  The Golden Age of Athens     (3.00 cr.)

Prerequisite: HS101. An examination of what has been called Athens' golden age focusing on the political and cultural factors which made the fifth century unique. Subjects include creation and workings of Athenian democracy, victories of the Persian wars, the Greek Enlightenment, Pericles' rule of the best citizen, demagoguery and empire, the Peloponnesian War, and the "end" of Athens symbolized by the execution of Socrates. Same course as HS326.

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