SLA253H1: Origins of Russia and Ukraine

Hours

24L

Previous Course Number

SLA102H1

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.

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