Classical Societies



Early Persian Empires

I. Classical Greece and Rome

Stearns, Chapter Four:

Boorstin: Part Three


The Greek City States through the Peloponnesian War

WSU: Ancient Greece (Optional)

Alexander the Great/Greek Society and Culture

Boorstin, Part Four

Early Roman Society

The Roman Empire/Roman Society under the Empire

The Roman Army  (Optional)

II. Diversity and Decline in Western Civilizations:

Boorstin: Part Five


Cross Cultural Exchanges on the Silk Roads

The Unification of China

Stearns: Chapter Five

Classical Societies and the Search for Salvation in India

The Decline and Fall of Cultural Societies