640010 Sources and Studies in Ancient History: Pythagoras and other 'wise' men

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640010
Sources and Studies in Ancient History: Pythagoras and other 'wise' men
UE 1
2,5
every 2 weeks
each semester
German

The students are able to analyse and interprete the sources on their own. They can put the new information into a wider context.

General conspectus of Pythagoras and Pythagoreanism, analysis of comparable characters in Graeco-Roman antiquity (e.g. 'Seven Sages', Empedocles, Apollonios of Tyana). Introduction to working with the available sources, examiniation of selected examples. Discussion of sources and representations to certain 'wise' men of antiquity, critical confrontation with scholars' research.

Lecture, analysis of sources, students' presentations, discussion 

Participation during classes, students' oral presentations, written tasks

To be announced in class 

not applicable

Online registration required

05.10.2016
Group 0
Date Time Location
Wed 2016-10-05
14.30 - 16.00 Atrium - SR 2 Atrium - SR 2 Barrier-free
Wed 2016-10-19
14.30 - 16.00 Atrium - SR 2 Atrium - SR 2 Barrier-free
Wed 2016-11-16
14.15 - 15.45 Atrium - SR 2 Atrium - SR 2 Barrier-free
Wed 2016-11-30
14.15 - 15.45 Atrium - SR 2 Atrium - SR 2 Barrier-free
Wed 2016-12-14
14.15 - 15.45 Atrium - SR 2 Atrium - SR 2 Barrier-free
Wed 2017-01-11
14.15 - 15.45 Atrium - SR 2 Atrium - SR 2 Barrier-free
Wed 2017-01-25
14.15 - 15.45 Atrium - SR 2 Atrium - SR 2 Barrier-free