Classical Culture I

University of the Western Cape

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Classical Culture I

  • Host University

    University of the Western Cape

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Classics, English

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    At the end of the module, students will possess an understanding of the origins, literature, mythology and culture of the Greeks from the earliest times to the time of Pericles in the 5th century BC.

    This module will introduce students to: the Minoan and Mycenaean civilisations, the Homeric epics(especially the Iliad of Homer), the origin of the Greek gods, and the rise of Athenian democracy in the time of Pericles.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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