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Introduction to Ancient Greece HTC103

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Due to the circumstances around COVID-19, you will begin your semester 2 studies online in 2021. However, when Government guidelines change, on-campus studies will be reintroduced.

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Ancient Civilisations 1A: Introduction to Ancient Greece
Unit code HTC103
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics
Coordinator Doctor Charlotte Dunn
Available as student elective? Yes
Level Introductory

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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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090305 $1,812.00 $850.00 not applicable $1,812.50

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Teaching

AssessmentExamination - take home (40%)|Short Answer Questions (10%)|Abstract (15%)|Abstract (35%)
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Textbooks

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