US 210: The Great Conversation I

Supplementary Resources

Fall 1999

Contact Information:

Alvin Burstein, Ph.D.
Phone: 974-3348
Office: 303E Austin Peay
Hours: TBA or make an appointment

Bruce MacLennan, Ph.D.
Phone: 974-5067
Office: 110-A Ayres
Hours: TBA or make an appointment

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General Resources

If you find additional Internet resources relevant to this course, please let me know.

Resources for Specific Readings

Homer's Iliad - Aeschylus' Oresteia - Herodotus' Histories - Sophocles' Oedipus Cycle - Euripides' Bacchae - Thucydides' History - Aristophanes' Birds and Clouds - Plato's Symposium
  1. Homer's Iliad
  2. Aeschylus' Oresteia (Agamemnon, Choephoroi, Eumenides)
  3. Herodotus' Histories
  4. Sophocles' Oedipus Cycle (Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone)
  5. Euripides' Bacchae
  6. Thucydides' History of Peloponnesian War (books 6 & 7)
  7. Aristophanes' Birds and Clouds
  8. Plato's Symposium

Also of Interest

The following are not directly relevant to the course, but do relate to the "great conversation."

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