History 201A: After Alexander: The Hellenistic Middle East and Central Asia (NEW COURSE)
History 201A: After Alexander: The Hellenistic Middle East and Central Asia, taught by Rolf Strootman, Utrecht University
Published: Monday, March 14, 2011
This seminar examines the history of the Middle East and Central Asia in the Hellenistic Period. The focus will be on the Seleucid Empire (312-64 BCE).
Attention will also be paid to "Hellenism" as a cultural concept and the debates and controversies connected with it.
Required text: R.M. Errington, A History of the Hellenistic World (2008).
Thursdays, 3-5:50 PM
Professor Strootman will be teaching at UCLA through the UCLA-Utrecht exchange program. For more information about his research, go to: