CLAS 444D (H01) - Athens, Rome, and the Birth of the United States

Hon/Athens Rome & Birth of USA

Durham   Liberal Arts > Classics
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2020 - Full Term (01/21/2020 - 05/04/2020)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 56843
What did Washington, Jefferson, Adams (John and Abigail), Madison and Paine have in common? They were all instrumental in shaping the US political system, but they were also educated in the classics. When building the framework of our democratic republic, they continually looked to Athens and Rome as models, inspirations and warnings. The course examines ancient political systems and how they helped fashion our founder's notion of the ideal government and continue to do so.
Only the following students: Honors Program
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery), Historical Perspectives(Disc), Honors course
Instructors: Mariah Smith

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/21/2020 5/4/2020 TR 9:40am - 11:00am MURK 118

Booklist

Book Details
ARISTOPHANES' LYSISTRATA (88)
by ARISTOPHANES
Required
ISBN
9780941051026
PUBLISHER
HACKETT
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