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CLAS/HIST240 Ancient Societies: Africa in the Ancient World

Monmouth College, Monmouth, Illinois
Instructor: Thomas J. Sienkewicz (

Course Documents:  The Course Syllabus 2007  / CLAS/HIST240 and General Education / Africa in the Ancient World (a brief description) / Required and Recommended Books / Instructor / Class Format / Goals and Requirements / Map List / Bibliography and Reserve List / Schedule of Events / Grading Scale / Writing Guidelines for Professor Sienkewicz' Classes / Guidelines for Book Reviews and Reports / Some Useful Links and Course Documents / Sample Report Topics / Individualized Project Guidelines / Prospectus Guidelines / Quiz Questions / Map (Geography) Quiz List

Vergil's "Moretum: Translation of Vergil's "Moretum" / Summary of "Moretum" / Study Questions for "Moretum"

Achilles Tatius on the Phoenix / Images of Phoenix / Lactantius' Phoenix

Chronology / Egyptian Chronology / Egyptian Chronology (SUMMARY) / Nubian Chronology / Study Questions for Not Out of Africa

Homer:  Homer on EurybatesHomer on Ethiopians

Herodotus: Herodotus on the Web / Herodotus' Histories / Herodotus on Colonization

Xenophanes / Chronology of Greek History

Timeline of Roman History

Carthage and Roman North Africa:
Justin on the Founding of Carthage  / Strabo on Carthage
/ Aristotle on the Constitution of Carthage / Study Questions on Aristotle

Roman Africa

Link to Ovid's Metamorphoses / Mythology Course DocumentsAryan vs. Ancient Models / Aeschylus' Suppliant Women / Study Questions for Aeschylus' Suppliant Women / Study Questions for Lefkowitz' Not Out of Africa / Euripides' Helen / Study Questions for Helen

Apuleius Websites: Benjamin Slade's Apuleius / Golden Ass / Contents of the Golden Ass / Apuleius! The Home Page / The Metamorphoses in Latin / Lucius Apuleius

Frank M. Snowden: Blacks in Antiquity /

Imaging Roman Africa

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