Spring 2024

Splash Biography


Major: Philosophy

College/Employer: UC Berkeley

Year of Graduation: 2022

Picture of Nicholas Ashworth

Brief Biographical Sketch:

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Past Classes

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H787: Sparta: The Humble City Empire in Splash Fall 2021 (Oct. 30, 2021)
We aim to walk you through the origins, mythology, and history of the famous city of Sparta, home of the legendary King Leonidas and the 300 who went and made a last stand at Thermopylae (which inspired the movie 300). We hope you'll not only enjoy the history and unique culture of the spartans, but will be even more impressed by their legacy and the impact they still have on the modern world when it comes to the image of the helmed spartan warrior.

H704: Foundation Myths of Rome in Splash Spring 2021 (Mar. 13, 2021)
The presentation will discuss Rome's origins dating back to Trojan Aeneas and will show the literary lineage that follows him through the legendary Romulus. The presentation will also compare these literary stories with the archaeological records of the seven hills of Rome.