Core in Summer Term @BU

CAS CC 101: The Ancient World

First-semester Core Humanities begins in the ancient Near East with the origins of Mesopotamian civilization and the Hebrew Bible. Continues with an overview of the beginning and development of Greek civilization and careful study of Homer, Greek tragedy, and Plato. Students also examine architecture and the visual arts, with a study of the Parthenon and its role in Athenian Imperialism. Taught by Prof. Abigail Gillman of the Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature.

Click here to download a course syllabus in PDF format. A list of required textbooks is forthcoming.