SLA253H1: Origins of Russia and Ukraine

Previous Course Number: 
SLA102H1
Hours: 
24L

A survey of Ukrainian and Russian civilizations through art, architecture, literature, and religion. Includes the Scythians, whose battle skills and gold fascinated the ancient world; Kyivan Rus’ and its princes, monks and martyrs; rise of the Cossacks; and Peter the Great, founder of the Russian Empire and St. Petersburg. Taught in English, all readings in English. No background knowledge required.

Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)