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Course Registration No. SOC-720

COURSE OVERVIEW


Part II: This is the second part of a two-part course, a continuation of the study started in Greek History I.

 

 

BOOKS AND MATERIALS


Xenophon: The Expedition of Cyrus (Anabasis)

  • Author: Xenophon
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Oxford University Press, 2005, 2009. Print.
  • Translator: Robin Waterfield
  • ISBN: 0199555982        978-019955598
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

288 pages; Introduction, Bibliography, Chronology, Explanatory notes, Textual notes, Index of names.

 

Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures: A Concise History: Volume I to 1740, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Lynn Hunt, et al.
  • Publisher/Copyright: Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006. Print.
  • ISBN: 0312439458        978-0312439453
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

ORDER BY ISBN NUMBER. "Making of the West" is a SECULAR, lower division college text that is used in St. Thomas Aquinas Academy's U.S. Studies IA, Greek Studies I & II, Roman Studies I & II, and European Studies I & II courses. Note that this is the CONCISE version of the textbook. While the page numbers will not line up exactly, the 3rd edition of the CONCISE version will work just as well as the 2nd edition of the CONCISE version. Amazon.com regularly has used copies available for 25-75% off the new price. 607 pages.

 

Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 1 (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Plutarch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
  • Translator: John Dryden, Arthur Hugh Clough
  • ISBN: 0375756760        978-0375756764
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

816 pages.

 

Great Dialogues of Plato

  • Author: Plato
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York, NY: Signet Classics, 2008. Print.
  • Translator: W.H.D. Rouse
  • ISBN: 0451530853        978-0451530851
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

656 pages; Complete texts of "The Republic", "The Apology", "Crito", "Phaedo", "Ion", "Meno", and "Symposium".

 

Cliff's Notes: Plato’s Republic [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Thomas Thornburg
  • Publisher/Copyright: Hoboken, NJ: Cliffs Notes, 2000. Print or online.
  • ISBN: 076458670X        978-0764586705
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

128 pages. Printed guide is currently out of print but is easy to find from used sources and can always be found online for free at http://www.cliffsnotes.com/study_guide/literature/republic.html.

 

Alexander of Macedon: Journey to World’s End [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Harold Lamb
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0523008775        978-0523008776
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Doubleday; 1946; 386 pages; out of print - available in libraries and used bookstores only.

 

 

 


 

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