CLCS 380:  ALEXANDER THE GREAT AND THE HELLENISTIC WORLD SPRING, 2021

 

TUES/THURS 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm;

online

 

Prof. Nicholas K. Rauh

SLC/SC 211

OFFICE HOURS:  Tues. & Thurs. 10:00 am-12:00 pm; and by appt.

Phone:  496-6079

email: rauhn@purdue.edu

 

REVIEW SHEET FOR FINAL EXAM (final in Brightspace Mon-Fri. May 3-7)

 

MIDTERM PAPER REWRITES ARE DUE MONDAY, MAY 3

 

Syllabus

 

Lectures, Notes, and Handouts

 

Available Video Lectures on You Tube

 

WHO KILLED PHILIP DEBATE MATERIALS

           

COURSE REQUIREMENTS: 

           

Required Readings in the Alexander text and four essential primary sources:

 

1. Rauh, CLCS 181 Website: Classical World Civilizations

2. A.B. Bosworth, Conquest and Empire. The Reign of Alexander the Great. Cambridge, 1988.

3. Plutarch, Life of Alexander.

4. Arrian, The Campaigns of Alexander

5. Quintus Curtius Rufus, The History of Alexander

6. "Who Killed Philip II?" On Line Sourcepack (for midterm take home exam) and Related Materials

 

ADDITIONAL ON LINE TEXTS:

 

DIODORUS OF SICILY UNIVERSAL HISTORY

 

Plutarch, Life of Alcibiades

 

Plutarch Life of Agesilaus

 

Plutarch Life of Lysander

 

Plutarch, Life of Demosthenes

 

Plutarch, Life of Pelopidas

 

Xenophon, Anabasis

 

Xenophon, Historia

 

Demosthenes, Orations

 

Aeschines, the False Embassy

 

Alexander Bibliography

 

 Download Greek Map Set