Ancient Greek History (i) (2020/2021)

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Name of lecturer
Edoardo Bianchi
Edoardo Bianchi
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CuCi IIA dal Feb 15, 2021 al Apr 1, 2021.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The lessons provide an introductory survey of the history of the Greek ancient world, from the Mycenaean age to the Roman conquest, with particular care of geographical and institutional aspects. The lessons light up the role and the development of Greek civilization in the Mediterranean territories. After the course the students should be able to: -have a general overview of the main themes of Greek history; -understand and discuss institutional and political evolution of the Greek people.


History of the Ancient Greek World until the end of the Hellenistic Age (31 BCE):
The II millennium BCE; the Dark Ages; the Archiac Age; the polis; the Classical Age; Athens and Sparta; the decline of the polis; Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic kingdoms.

Erasmus students: please, email me as soon as possible.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
M. Bettalli - A.L. D’Agata - A. Magnetto Storia greca Carocci 2013 manuale in adozione

Assessment methods and criteria

The assessment method will NOT be different for attending and non-attending students.
At the end of the course, learning levels will be assessed by a written examination.
The results of the examination will be given on a scale of thirty.