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CLSS-262 Greek Tragedy and Politics
Professor Parara
The course focuses on the relationship of Greek tragedy to politics. It discusses how closely the plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides mirror the political culture of the polis. Students will read a number of tragedies in English translation. Additional readings from historiography and philosophy will introduce students to the history of the city-state of Athens in the fifth century B.C.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None

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CLSS-262-01 Greek Tragedy and Politics
Fall for 2014-2015
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The course focuses on the relationship of Greek tragedy to politics. It discusses how closely the plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides mirror the political culture of the polis. Students will read a number of tragedies in English translation. Additional readings from historiography and philosophy will introduce students to the history of the city-state of Athens in the fifth century B.C.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
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