The Classical Tradition 1: Antiquity to the Renaissance
Precise Knowledge of Human Events
Successful students will demonstrate a precise knowledge of human events, ideas, and accomplishments generally recognized as formative in the history of civilization, with emphasis on contributions of Greek and Roman society.
Broad General Understanding of Classical Tradition
Successful students will demonstrate a broad general understanding of the development of the classical tradition from Homer through the Italian Renaissance and the roles of individuals, peoples, and cultures in establishing the roots of western civilization.
Appreciation of Representative Works
Successful students will appreciate representative works that have established idealized relationships of mankind to the divine, to one another, and to nature.
Lifelong Engagement and Appreciation of Great Works
Successful students will evince preparation for lifelong engagement with and appreciation of great works of the classical tradition.