The University of St. Thomas

The Ancient Greek World
Title:The Ancient Greek World
Course Number:205
College:College of Arts & Sciences
Instructor:Schrunk, Ivancica D
Time:1215 - 1320
Location:McNeely Hall St Paul
Room:MCH 238
Credit Hours Start Date End Date Days Available Enrollment Maximum
4 02/03 05/23 M  -  W   -  F -2 17 15
Course Description:
This course is a study of ancient Greek social structures, political processes, culture, beliefs, and moral values, from the Mycenaean society in the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic world of Alexander's legacy. The objective is to learn about major social, political, economic, and cultural change over time in the Greek world, with regard to the wider context of the surrounding cultures. We examine textual and material evidence in order to learn about the nature, value, and explication of primary sources and about historical, archaeological and anthropological methods of inquiry and analysis. Overall, we seek to understand the historic roots of modern issues and the relevance of past experiences, while keeping abreast of recent research and current scholarly debate.