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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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FIVE TEXTS TO BE PURCHASED AT THE START OF THE SEMESTER
GM

Osborne, R. Greece in the Making, 1200-479 BCE. 2nd ed. Routledge, 2009.

References in the schedule are to page numbers. Image database here.

  • e.g., GM p. 9 (= Osborne, Greece in the Making page 9)

Per.

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

References in the schedule are 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Dillon, M., and Garland, L. Ancient Greece: Social and Historical Documents from Archaic Times to the Death of Socrates. 3rd ed. Routledge, 2010.

References to chapter and selection numbers and/or to page numbers. To cite text in Dillon and Garland, see the explanatory note on page .

  • e.g., D&G pp. 48-49, nos. 2.1-5, 8, 10-13, 16, 18, 23, 28-31, 33-37 (= Dillon and Garland, Ancient Greece, pages 48-49 and chapter 2, numbers 1-5, 8, etc.)

Hdt.

Strassler, R.B.. The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories. Anchor, 2009 (repr.)

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. 1.4-6 (= 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 Themistocles chapter 17). Abbreviations:

  • Thes. (Theseus); Sol. (Solon); Them. (Themistocles); Arist. (Aristides); Cim. (Cimon); Per. (Pericles)

PURCHASE ON-LINE: DISCUSSION ON NOV. 7TH
GF

Steven Pressfield. Gates of Fire. Bantam, 2007. Available in print from Amazon.com or as a Kindle ebook edition.