Ourania Marinatos

    Email Address: nannom@uic.edu
    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Classics and Mediterran Studies
    Title: Professor
    Office: UH 1800 Phone: 312 9962291
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Ancient History with a focus on the 5th century historian Thucydides and the values he has inherited from his predecessor Herodotus.
    Although current debates among historians today center on political theory, this project will explore the value system. Values drove both historians to formulate their theories. Perhaps they even overlapped in time and discussed issues during the Peloponnesian War.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 3

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Junior or senior in history or Classics. Minimum GPA 3.60

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Assistance is needed in areas of 1. current bibliography through thorough search of J-store. 2. meticulous search for passages in Herodotus and Thucydides that reveal the value system of both historians.

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