LBST_2101syllabus

LBST_2101syllabus - Liberal Studies 2101.204 The Ancient...

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Liberal Studies 2101.204 The Ancient Mediterranean World MW 11-12:15 – Denny 111 Dr. Laurent Office: Garinger 236 Telephone: 704-376-1729 jklauren@uncc.edu Office hours: MW 2-3, F 12:30-1:30 This course is a survey of ancient history from c. 3000 B.C. to the 5 th c. A.D. . The focus is on civilizations that have had a direct impact on the modern world: Near Eastern, Greek, and Roman. You are responsible for information in the lectures, assigned readings, and audiovisual presentations. Course Requirements 1. Three exams, two during the semester and a final exam. You will receive a study guide a week before each exam. Each exam will count 25% of the final grade. Make-up exams will be given only to students who have a valid and documented medical or activities-related excuse for absence. 2. Homework assignments, quizzes, and class attendance will count 25% of the final grade. Homework assignments are due on the stated date, and late ones will not be accepted. Books Used copies of both of these two books should be available, as they are not new editions: Guy Rogers and Warren Hollister, Roots of the Western Tradition , 8 th ed. Abbreviated as R&H Carl Richard, Twelve Greeks and Romans Who Changed the World Abbreviated as Richard The Law Code of Hammurabi, Moodle The Precepts of Ptah-hotep, Moodle The Book of Exodus, chaps. 20-23, Moodle Pericles’ Funeral Oration, Moodle Polybius, The Constitution of the Mid-Republic,
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