Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HONR 264 - Greco-Roman Culture

(R only)

An analysis of the major intellectual elements of the Mediterranean world between 800 B.C. and 300 A.D. Emphasis on period literature to determine political, philosophical, and artistic levels of Athens and Rome. Concentration on seminar discussions of plays, political and philosophical treatises, and art styles. Formerly HP 264.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Read, respond to, analyze, and evaluate the literature of the Greco-Roman world from 800 B.C.E. to 300 C.E.
  • Identify the characteristics of major styles, trends, and subjects of the period.
  • Explain how the literature relates to the socio-historic context of the period.
  • Use various literary terms to discuss, interpret, and analyze representative texts.
  • Demonstrate critical reading of texts and use a style appropriate for academic discourse by writing multi-page papers.

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