GRK203

Violence, Gender, and the Social Contract in Ancient Greece

Subject code

GRK

Course Number

203

Instructor(s)

Department/Program Faculty

Course Long Title

Violence, Gender, and the Social Contract in Ancient Greece

Description

We explore the causes and consequences of violence among men and male gods, between men and women, and between parents and children. Readings may include Hesiod’s Theogony, Homeric Hymns, Attic orations, Aeschylus’ Prometheus Bound, Euripides’ Heracles Raging, or his Medea, etc. Prerequisite: Students should have a working knowledge of ancient Greek and should select either the intermediate 203 or advanced 303, depending on their skills.

Modes of Inquiry

Analysis and Critique [AC]

Writing Credit

No writing credit

INDS Program Relationship

IDCM - CMS Program

GEC This Course Belongs To

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