ANCH 042. Democracy and Its Challenges: Athens in the Fifth Century
Using diverse primary sources (Thucydides’ Histories, tragedy, comedy, and others), this course explores several aspects of classical Athenian culture: democratic institutions and ideology, social structure, religion, intellectual trends, and the major historical events that affected all of these and shaped the Greek world in the fifth and early fourth centuries B.C.E.
Catalog chapter: Classics
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/classics
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