Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - War and Society in Ancient Greece

CLAS 2406  War and Society in Ancient Greece


Any course in or cross-listed with Classical Studies.


CLAS 2405


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




Warfare was endemic in the ancient world. Therefore, this course is a study of the origins of military conflict and the evolution of warfare in ancient Greece from the eighth century BCE through to the Roman conquest. While attention will be paid to strategy, tactics, technology, organization and set battles, close attention will also be paid to the social, economic, cultural, and political consequences of warfare and conquest in ancient Greece.

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