CLA 326 / HIS 326 / HLS 373 / HUM 324

Topics in Ancient History: Athenian Democracy and Its Critics

Marc Domingo Gygax

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This course will examine the origins, evolution and organization of the democratic system in Athens, and address some of the most controversial questions about the topic: To what extent was Athens democratic? What were the links between Athenian democracy and its aggressive imperialism? What are the similarities and differences between ancient and modern ideas of democracy?

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