Ancient Greece Outlines and (when available) Lecture Notes

Note: If you find the lecture material unclear,  Thomas Martin's An Overview of Classical Greek History from Homer to Alexander could help a lot.  The online edition has all sorts of helpful links.

You will find all sorts of other useful information on Tufts University's Perseus Website.


 Introductory Lecture
 Minoans and Mycenaeans (outline)
 The Rise of Athens
 The Persian War


 The Tragedy of Athens
 Greek Philosophy
 Greece in the 4th Century BC
 Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Age

Midterm I material (fairly complete)

Minoans and Mycenaeans (notes)  
Homer and the Dark Ages
Rise of Athens Part I (Theseus to Solon)
Rise of Athens Part II (Pisistratos to Cleisthenes)
The Persian War

Midterm II material (under construction)

Greek Tragedy I--Prometheus Bound and the Oresteia
Greek Tragedy II--Other Aeschylus trilogies and Sophocles' Oedipus Rex
Greek Tragedy III--Philoctetes
Greek Tragedy IV--Euripides

Final Exam material

Rise of the Athenian Empire
The Peloponnesian War
Greek Philosophy
Greece in the Fourth Century
Philip and Alexander                                                                                                                     

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