GREEK HISTORY II (GH2-B)

Course Registration No. SOC-720

COURSE OVERVIEW

Part II: This is the second part of a two-part course, a continuation of the study started in Greek History I.
 

     

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    Xenophon: The Expedition of Cyrus (Anabasis)

    • Author: Xenophon
    • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Oxford University Press, 2005, 2009. Print.
    • Translator: Robin Waterfield
    • ISBN: 0199555982        978-019955598
    • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

    288 pages; Introduction, Bibliography, Chronology, Explanatory notes, Textual notes, Index of names.

    Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures: A Concise History: Volume I to 1740, 2nd Edition

    • Author: Lynn Hunt, et al.
    • Publisher/Copyright: Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006. Print.
    • ISBN: 0312439458        978-0312439453
    • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

    ORDER BY ISBN NUMBER. "Making of the West" is a SECULAR, lower division college text that is used in St. Thomas Aquinas Academy's U.S. Studies IA, Greek Studies I & II, Roman Studies I & II, and European Studies I & II courses. Note that this is the CONCISE version of the textbook. While the page numbers will not line up exactly, the 3rd edition of the CONCISE version will work just as well as the 2nd edition of the CONCISE version. Amazon.com regularly has used copies available for 25-75% off the new price. 607 pages.

    Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 1 (Modern Library Classics)

    • Author: Plutarch
    • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
    • Translator: John Dryden, Arthur Hugh Clough
    • ISBN: 0375756760        978-0375756764
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    816 pages.

    Great Dialogues of Plato

    • Author: Plato
    • Publisher/Copyright: New York, NY: Signet Classics, 2015. Print.
    • Translator: W.H.D. Rouse
    • ISBN: 0451471709        978-0451471703
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    656 pages; Complete texts of "The Republic", "The Apology", "Crito", "Phaedo", "Ion", "Meno", and "Symposium".

    Cliff's Notes: Plato’s Republic [ORDER USED]

    • Author: Thomas Thornburg
    • Publisher/Copyright: Hoboken, NJ: Cliffs Notes, 2000. Print or online.
    • ISBN: 076458670X        978-0764586705
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    128 pages. Printed guide is currently out of print but is easy to find from used sources and can always be found online for free at http://www.cliffsnotes.com/study_guide/literature/republic.html.

    Alexander of Macedon: Journey to World’s End [ORDER USED]

    • Author: Harold Lamb
    • Publisher/Copyright:
    • ISBN: 0523008775        978-0523008776
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    Doubleday; 1946; 386 pages; out of print - available in libraries and used bookstores only.
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    Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 2 (Modern Library Classics)

    • Author: Plutarch
    • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
    • Translator: John Dryden
    • ISBN: 0375756779        978-0375756771
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    752 pages.
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    Philosophy 101 by Socrates: An Introduction to Philosophy Via Plato's Apology

    • Author: Peter Kreeft
    • Publisher/Copyright: San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2002. Print.
    • ISBN: 0898709253        978-0898709254
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    100 Pages
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    Alexander the Great: Man of Action, Man of Spirit [ORDER USED]

    • Author: Pierre Bryant
    • Publisher/Copyright: : Harry N. Abrams, 1996. Print.
    • ISBN: 0810928337        978-0810928336
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    176 pages.

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