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2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CLCV 330 - After Alexander: Art, Power, and Politics in the Hellenistic World

Fall or Spring (3) Swetnam-Burland (GER 4B)

This course examines the material culture and history of the ancient Mediterranean after the reign of Alexander the Great (336 - 323 BCE). We look at the kingdoms and cities that arose in his former territories, including Alexandria, Antioch, and Pergamon. Topics include: libraries; processions; princely tombs; conflict and war; interest in the "other"; Egyptian ritual and religion.