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Fall 2017
Oct 18, 2018
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CLSS 262 - Greek Tragedy & Politics
The course focuses on the relationship of Greek tragedy to politics. It discusses how closely the plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides mirror the political culture of the polis. Students will read a number of tragedies in English translation. Additional readings from historiography and philosophy will introduce students to the history of the city-state of Athens in the fifth century B.C.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Classics Department

Course Attributes:
SFS/CULP Humanities, SFS/IPOL Electives, SFS/RCST Western Europe

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