CLCV 205 - Introduction to Ancient Greek History

Open Yale Courses - CLCV 205: Introduction to Ancient Greek History (Fall 2007). This consists of 24 video lectures given by Professor Donald Kagan. This is an introductory course in Greek history tracing the development of Greek civilization as manifested in political, intellectual, and creative achievements from the Bronze Age to the end of the classical period. Students read original sources in translation as well as the works of modern scholars. (from oyc.yale.edu)

Introduction


Lecture 01 - Introduction
Lecture 02 - The Dark Ages
Lecture 03 - The Dark Ages (cont.)
Lecture 04 - The Rise of the Polis
Lecture 05 - The Rise of the Polis (cont.)
Lecture 06 - The Greek "Renaissance" - Colonization and Tyranny
Lecture 07 - The Greek "Renaissance" - Colonization and Tyranny (cont.)
Lecture 08 - Sparta
Lecture 09 - Sparta (cont.)
Lecture 10 - The Rise of Athens
Lecture 11 - The Rise of Athens (cont.)
Lecture 12 - The Persian Wars
Lecture 13 - The Athenian Empire
Lecture 14 - The Athenian Empire (cont.)
Lecture 15 - Athenian Democracy
Lecture 16 - Athenian Democracy (cont.)
Lecture 17 - The Peloponnesian War, Part I
Lecture 18 - The Peloponnesian War, Part I (cont.)
Lecture 19 - The Peloponnesian War, Part II
Lecture 20 - The Peloponnesian War, Part II (cont.)
Lecture 21 - The Struggle for Hegemony in Fourth-Century Greece
Lecture 22 - The Struggle for Hegemony in Fourth-Century Greece (cont.)
Lecture 23 - Twilight of the Polis
Lecture 24 - Twilight of the Polis (cont.) and Conclusion

References
CLCV 205: Introduction to Ancient Greek History
Instructor: Professor Donald Kagan. Class Sessions. Downloads. Syllabus. This is an introductory course in Greek history tracing the development of Greek civilization from the Bronze Age to the end of the classical period.