Summer 2015 - HIST 304 C100
Alexander the Great and the Quest for World Empire (4)
Class Number: 4426
Delivery Method: Distance Education
Course Times + Location:
Exam Times + Location:
Jun 18, 2015
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
AQ 3150, Burnaby
Aug 17, 2015
3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
AQ 3005, Burnaby
Prerequisites:45 units including 9 units of lower division history.
Examines Alexander in the context of ancient history as well as his legacy, which provides unique insight into why there have been and continue to be illusive and deadly quests for world domination. Students who have taken HIST 391-4 D200 in Spring 2005, HIST 309-4 E100 in Spring 2006 or HIST 486 E100 in Summer 2007 may not take this course for further credit.
This course is devoted to exploring the conquests and worlds of Alexander the Great – the worlds of the East that he encountered and conquered, and the new Greco-Persian world that he may have envisioned before his sudden and early death. The course is also about the ‘Internal World’ of Alexander himself, though the Great King will forever remain enigmatic, there are conflicting bibliographic portraits (ancient and modern) of the Great Conqueror.
- Quizzes (Lesson Evaluations) 10%
- Discussions 20%
- Mid-term Exam 30%
- Final Exam 40%
Delivery Method: Canvas
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Additional Course Fee: $40
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