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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|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Charlotte Dunn|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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- produce valid interpretations of the content of a range of historical, literary, and cultural material for the study of ancient greece.
- explain the significance of major developments in ancient greek civilisation.
- demonstrate awareness of the historical and cultural contexts of sources of evidence for the study of ancient greece.
- express basic analysis of ancient greek history, literature, and culture effectively in writing.
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|Assessment||Examination - take home (40%)|Short Answer Questions (10%)|Abstract (15%)|Abstract (35%)|
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