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Ancient Greece and Rome

CLAS 10100: Ancient Greece and Rome

An introduction to the major historical and cultural periods of ancient Greek and Roman civilization through close reading of texts central to the Classical Greek and Latin literary traditions. Topics to be considered include: concepts of the divine; heroism and virtue; concepts of gender; democracy, empire, and civic identity. The course aims to deepen students’ appreciation for the classical roots of their own social, intellectual, and religious lives.

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November 09 Majors Night