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Douglas Biow, Director MEZ 3.126, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-3470

Fall 2007

EUS 301 • Ancient Mediterranean World

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
37026 MW
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
WAG 101
Perlman, P

Course Description

Multiple sections: AHC 319 32940 MW 10-11 WAG 101; TH 9-10 CBA 4.326 32945 MW 10-11 WAG 101; F 10-11 RAS 215 32950 MW 10-11 WAG 101; F 1-2 MEZ 1.212 32955 MW 10-11 WAG 101; TH 4-5 GEO 2.102

AHC/CC 319D is a survey of the history, culture, and society of the peoples of the ancient Mediterranean (Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Italy) from ca. 3000 B.C. to A.D. 476 focusing on the active cultural exchange among the diverse civilizations of the broader region that shaped their history and cultural identity and the development of ideas and institutions in the Greek and Roman worlds. It is intended to provide participants with a historical framework, to serve as a gateway to more advanced study of the ancient Mediterranean world, and to introduce students to the sources and methods used in its study. The course consists of two lectures and one mandatory discussion section per week. Requirements/Grading Basis: mid-term (30%) final exam (40%) papers (20%) discussion section participation (10%)

Texts

Texts: D. Brendan Nagle and S.M.Burstein, The Ancient World: A Social and Cultural History (most recent edition, 6th?). Prentice Hall ISBN-13: 9780131930414 D. Brendan Nagle and S.M.Burstein, The Ancient World: Readings in Social and Cultural History (most recent edition, 3rd?) Prentice Hall ISBN-13: 9780131930407 John Haywood and Simon Hall, The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Civilizations (Penguin Historical Atlas) ISBN 9780141014487

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