Greek History OpenCourseWare: MIT's Free Undergraduate Course on Greek History

Published Feb 06, 2009

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Students taking part in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) 'The Ancient World: Greece' OpenCourseWare project will learn about the history of Ancient Greece. Specific emphasis will be placed on the period between the Bronze Age and the death of Alexander. Students who benefit the most from this free course the most are pursuing a degree in History.

The Ancient World: Greece: Course Specifics

Degree Level Free Audio Video Downloads
Undergraduate Yes No No Yes

Lecture Notes Study Materials Tests/Quizzes
No Yes No

The Ancient World: Greece: Course Description

'The Ancient World: Greece' is taught by Professor William Broadhead and is designed for students with an interest in Ancient Greece. This course covers religious, political, social and economic trends during the period between the Bronze Age and the death of Alexander the Great. Specific topics to be covered include the Greek identity, heroism, Homer, the Peloponnesian War, Aristotle and Hellenism. The course requires three written papers. Two of the papers will be of five to six pages in length, and the final paper is ten to twelve pages in length.

Related resources are available for download online for free. If you are interested in taking this course, please visit the 'The Ancient World: Greece' homepage.

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