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ANCIENT LITERATURE AND HISTORY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Netherlands - University College, Utrecht - 'Univ. College Utrecht'
UC Course SubjectClassics
History
Number & Suffix: 30
Full UC Title: ANCIENT LITERATURE AND HISTORY 
Transcript Title: ANCIENT LIT & HIST 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Lower Division 
Course Description: Greece and Rome occupy a central position in the history of Western civilization. Many aspects of Western civilization have their origin in the classical world. Literature, philosophy, the arts, science, the ideal of democracy, and the rule of law were invented and developed by the Greeks and Romans and transmitted to the modern age. While basic to Western culture, the civilizations of the Greeks and Romans were also very different and therefore are difficult to understand from a modern perspective. Thus, the study of the ancient world and classical literature is a journey into the known and the unknown, the familiar and the strange, at the same time. In this course, students explore a selection of literary highlights from these cultures and learn to interpret them within their historical context. The texts are subsumed under a variety of different themes such as: classical heroism, the classical philosophy of the “good life,” the art of oratory, the practice of religion as a moral guide to the afterlife, the rise of Christianity and the concept of the “classical.” 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: ANCIENT LITERATURE AND HISTORY 
Partner University Department: Classics 
Partner University Course Number: UCHUMCLA12