Courses: Greek History (HISTB205001)

Fall 2012

Class Number: 1473
A study of Greece down to the end of the Peloponnesian War (404 B.C.E.), with a focus on constitutional changes from monarchy through aristocracy and tyranny to democracy in various parts of the Greek world. Emphasis on learning to interpret ancient sources, including historians (especially Herodotus and Thucydides),inscriptions, and archaeological and numismatic materials. Particular attention is paid to Greek contacts with the Near East; constitutional developments in various Greek-speaking states; Athenian and Spartan foreign policies; and the “unwritten history” of non-elites.
Div: III; Haverford: Social Science (SO)

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1473 Div: III; SO


History (Web site)

Taught By



Bryn Mawr, TH224

Meeting Times

MW 2:30pm-4:00pm