CLCV 120 C - The Classical Tradition - Crisis and Transformation
Survey of the Greco-Roman tradition from late antiquity to the present. Examination of pagan culture in medieval Christianity and Islam, the literary tradition of the Troy tale, the rediscovery of Greek texts and the Florentine Renaissance, classical allusions in Shakespeare and Milton, the political foundation of the U.S. constitution, and the persistence of the classical tradition in contemporary American popular culture.
Title: "Building Up and Tearing Down Monuments in Cross-Cultural Perspective". Mix of synchronous and asynchronus meetings.
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Undergraduate