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HI203 Rise of Athens

Prof. Michael Arnush Ladd 209 x5462
marnush@skidmore.edu Hours: MF 12-1pm
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AGW

Hall, J. A History of the Archaic Greek World: ca. 1200-479 BCE. Wiley-Blackwell, 2006.

References to page numbers.

  • e.g., AGW p. 9 (= Hall, A History of the Archaic Greek World page 9)

Per.

Tracy, S.V. Pericles: A Sourcebook and Reader. Univ. of California, 2009.

References to page numbers.

  • e.g., Per pp. 53-54 (= Tracy Pericles pages 53-54)

D&G

Dillon, M., and Garland, L. Ancient Greece: Social and Historical Documents from Archaic Times to the Death of Socrates. 2nd ed. Routledge, 2000.

References to chapter and selection numbers, not to page numbers. Use page numbers only if you cite D&G's introductory comments; otherwise, use their system of organization for citing a text.

  • e.g., D&G 5.23 (= chap. 5, item number 23)

Hdt.

Herodotus. Histories. Translated by J. Marincola. Penguin, 2003.

References to book and chapter numbers, not to page numbers. No need to cite the title of Herodotus' work, since it's the only piece he wrote. [see also the Reading Schedule for Herodotus' Histories]

  • e.g., Hdt. 1.4-1.6 (= Herodotus Histories, book 1, chapters 4-6)

Plut.

Plutarch. The Rise and Fall of Athens: Nine Greek Lives. Penguin, 1960.

References to biography and chapter numbers, not to page numbers. For example, Plut. Them. 17 (= Plutarch Life of Themistocles chapter 17)

  • Abbreviations:
    • Plut. Thes. = Theseus
    • Plut. Sol. = Solon
    • Plut. Them. = Themistocles
    • Plut. Arist. = Aristides
    • Plut. Cim. = Cimon
    • Plut. Per. = Pericles

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Martin, Thomas R. Ancient Greece from Prehistoric to Hellenistic Times. Yale, 2000.

Martin's textbook, organized chronologically, provides supplementary reading on the themes we will examine. As we proceed to the next major topic in the semester, the reading schedule provides a link to Martin's relevant chapter. Readings in Martin will span several class meetings, so read selectively.