This unit provides a chronological and thematic overview of the history, literature, and culture of Ancient Greece, from the Dark Ages (c. 1200 BCE) to the death of Alexander the Great (323 BCE). Examples of seminar topics include epic poetry (Homer), the development of democracy, sexuality and society, Athenian tragedy (Euripides), art and architecture, and ancient philosophy (Socrates). This unit provides the foundational knowledge and skills required for further studies in Ancient Civilisations.
|Unit name||Ancient Civilisations 1A: Introduction to Ancient Greece|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
Dr. Jayne Knight
Dr. Jayne Knight, Dr. Graeme Miles
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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Weekly online quiz, 50-100 words (10%)
3 x Primary Text Analysis, 250 words (15%)
Major essay, 1500 words (35%)
Take-home exam, 2000 words (40%)
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