Xenophon and Greek Historiography: An Early Historian, Novelist and Biographer

This course studies the historical and biographical works of Xenophon with an emphasis on the literary, social and historical content. This course analyzes the development of the historical genre in the fourth century through an in-depth study of the historical works of Xenophon: the Hellenica and the Anabasis as well as his historical novel: the Cyropaedia and his biographies of the Spartan King Agesilaos and Hiero, the tyrant of Syracuse. PREREQ: CLAS 1006 or 2056. (lec 3) cr 3. Students may not retain credit for both ANSC 3016 and ANCS 4016

ANCS-3016EL
Thorneloe University
3.00
UG