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|HST 220 - Pre-History to Pericles|
An overview of pre-historical human existence during the bronze and iron ages (2000-1000 BC) around the major river systems of the ancient world : Egypt - the Nile; Mesopotamia - the Tigris and Euphrates; ancient settlements in the Indus river valley; and comparable early human settlements elsewhere. Peoples of the ancient Near and Middle East will be the main focus of investigation. The Trojan War, the destruction of Troy c. 1193 BC, and the Persian Wars (490-449 BC) will also be covered as will the rise of the ancient Greek city states, in particular Pericles' Athens.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial