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CLAS 3209 After Alexander: A Confluence of Cultures


3 hours; 3 credits
Cultural and socio-political developments in the aftermath of Alexander's conquests from western Anatolia to the Indus, including Egypt and the edges of Arabia. Focused regional studies, evincing the plurality of cross-cultural exchange. Broad surveys of developments in warfare, economy, the arts, myth, religion, and family structures, demonstrating common cross-regional developments. (Not open to students who have completed Core Curriculum 3209.) 2017-2018 and 2018-2019: Satisfies Pathways College Option requirement. Starting Fall 2019 qualifies as an Inter-Cultural Competency (ICC) course for Pathways College Option purposes.