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     Granicus

    Alexander at the Granicus River

    First Quarter (Sept. – Nov.)

    A.     Introduction to Greek History (2700 – 500 B.C.)

              1.      Minoan Civilization (2700 – 1400 B.C.)

              2.      Mycenean Civilization (1600 – 1100 B.C.)

              3.      Greek Dark Age (1200 – 800 B.C.)

              4.      Archaic Period (800 – 490 B.C.)

    B.      Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey

    C.     The Persian Wars (490 – 479 B.C.)

              (Miltiades / Leonidas / Themistocles / Pausanias)

    D.      The Greek Lyric Poets

    Second Quarter (Nov. – Jan.)

    E.      The Rise and Fall of the Athenian Empire (479 – 404 B.C.)

              (Kimon / Pericles / Alcibiades)

    F.     Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannus

    G.     Age of Hegemonies (404 – 336 B.C.)

              1.      Spartan Hegemony (404 – 371 B.C.)

                       (Xenophon / Agesilaus II)

              2.      Theban Hegemony (371 – 362 B.C.)

                       (Epaminondas)

              3.      Macedonian Hegemony (356 – 336 B.C.)

                       (Philip II / Demosthenes)

    H.     Plato’s Crito

    I.       Age of Alexander (336 – 323 B.C.)