HIST 311

The Classical Mediterranean World, 1200 B.C. to 31 A.D.

A study of the new forms of society, culture, economy, and government that arose in the central and eastern Mediterranean after the collapse of ancient civilization around 1200 B.C.; the origins of the Greek city-states; the creations of the new empires by Athens, Alexander the Great, and the Romans; the creation of classical literature, philosophy, and art. Offered every other year.

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