Jun 14, 2024  
2021 Siena Heights University Catalog 
2021 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIS 306 Ancient Greece and Rome

3 credit hours

Introduces the general history and culture of ancient Greece and Rome to students coming to the subject for the first time. Topics discussed include concepts of divinity and humanity, heroism and virtue, gender, democracy, empire, and civic identify, and how they changed in meaning over time. The course allows students to develop a rich appreciation for the Greek and Roman roots of their own lives and prepares them to study the Greco-Roman past at more advanced levels. Literary texts central to the ancient Greek and Roman traditions receive prime attention, including works by Homer, Plato, Cicero and Virgil in translation. Students are exposed to the importance of learning from documentary texts, physical evidence and archaeology.

Course is Offered: FA Every Fourth Year Starting 2020

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