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Ancient Greek Civilization

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Overview

<p>Discover why the ancient Greeks occupy such a prominent place in Western culture and identity in this engrossing course taught by a historian and archaeologist.</p>

Topics Covered:
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  • 01: Greece and the Western World
  • 02: Minoan Crete
  • 03: Schliemann and Mycenae
  • 04: The Long Twilight
  • 05: The Age of Heroes
  • 06: From Sicily to Syria-The Growth of Trade and Colonization
  • 07: Delphi and Olympia
  • 08: The Spartans
  • 09: Revolution
  • 10: Tyranny
  • 11: The Origins of Democracy
  • 12: Beyond Greece-The Persian Empire
  • 13: The Persian Wars
  • 14: The Athenian Empire
  • 15: The Art of Democracy
  • 16: Sacrifice and Greek Religion
  • 17: Theater and the Competition of Art
  • 18: Sex and Gender
  • 19: The Peloponnesian War, Part I
  • 20: The Peloponnesian War, Part II
  • 21: Socrates on Trial
  • 22: Slavery and Freedom
  • 23: Athens in Decline?

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