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CC200 Classical World
MWF 1.25-2.20


Prof. Michael Arnush Ladd 209 x5462
marnush@skidmore.edu Hours: MW 11 or by appointment


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Date Topic Readings
     
February 2

Homeric Age: Homeric Art
Prof. Mechem

Odyssey 10-12
February 4 Homeric Age: Xenia
Prof. Wouters
Odyssey 13-15
February 7 Homeric Age: Fathers and Sons
Prof. Wouters
Odyssey 16-18
February 9 Homeric Age: Men and Women
Prof. Wouters
Odyssey 19-21
1st paper assigned
February 11 Homeric Age: Homeric Community
Prof. Arnush
Odyssey 22-24
Timeline
February 14 Homeric and Archaic Ages; the kosmos
Prof. Arnush
 
February 16

5th Century Athens: Agamemnon
Prof. Arnush

Agamemnon
Greek drama website
February 17 Tang tour: "A Very Liquid Heaven"
Prof. Crone Odekon, 5.30pm
February 18 5th Century Athens: Ajax
Prof. Arnush
Ajax
February 21 5th Century Athens: Theater of Dionysus
Prof. Mechem
 
February 23 5th Century Athens: Parthenon
Prof. Mechem
1st paper due
February 25 5th Century Athens: Pericles' Funeral Oration
Prof. Arnush
Thucydides 1-2
February 28 5th Century Athens: Greek philosophy
Prof. Gonzalez
Plato Symposium
Take-home midterm assigned