CLAS 412: Democracy and Tyranny in Classical Athens

CLAS 412
Democracy and Tyranny in Classical Athens Crosslisted as HIST 412/812
Prereqs: Junior standing or permission.
Pre-1800 content.
Development and influence of the Greek city-states, focusing on the establishment and transformation of the Athenian democracy in the 6th and 5th centuries BCE from popular sovereignty to the rule of written law. Including the three periods of tyranny, reaction to the Persian Invasions, and the impact of the Peloponnesian War.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom


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