The Ancient Greeks: A Free Online Course from Wesleyan University



This course offers a “survey of ancient Greek history from the Bronze Age to the death of Socrates in 399 BCE. Along with studying the most important events and personalities, [the course] will consider broader issues such as political and cultural values and methods of historical interpretation.” The course covers Prehistory to Homer, The Archaic Age (ca. 800-500 BCE), Two City-States: Sparta and Athens, Democracy, The Persian Wars and much more.

You can take The Ancient Greeks for free by selecting the audit option upon enrolling. If you want to take the course for a certificate, you will need to pay a fee.

The Ancient Greeks will be added to our list, 1,700 Free Online Courses from Top Universities.

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