LiteratureLIT 116D Power, Pleasure, and Danger in Ancient Athens

Works by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Thucydides, and Plato will be read as products of their own time and culture, as sources of Western artistic, intellectual, and moral traditions, and as works still meaningful today. Topics include heroism, relationships between thought and action, conflicts between the individual and society, the nature of divinity and its relationship to human beings. Critical approach designations: Canons, Histories. Distribution requirement: Pre-1750.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Spring

Instructor

Jennifer Lynn