The Birth of Democracy
Tutor: Dr Maeve McHugh
Thursdays 26 Jan; 2, 9, 16, 23 Feb;
2, 9, 16 Mar
11.00am-1.00pm. Fee €160
This module charts the evolution of how the Athenians married the apparent contradictory ideals of democracy and imperialism amidst outside threats to their culture first by the Persians and then the Spartans.