YIS401 History of the Hellenistic World
Professor: Alexandra BARTZOKA (adjunct faculty for 2020-21)
The course is obligatory for all students and aims to bring to them in contact with the history of the Hellenistic world after the conquers of Alexander the Great and right before the formation of the Roman Empire (336-30 BCE). Lectures deal with aspects of political, social and economic history, as well as with religious and cultural phenomena.
After the completion of the lectures the students will be able to understand major developments of this period, to analyze social changes into the general historical and cultural context with help from all primary sources.