This unit provides a chronological and thematic overview of the history, literature, and culture of ancient Rome, from its foundation in 753 BCE to the reign of the emperor Domitian (81–96 CE). Examples of seminar topics include the Roman monarchy, family life, poetry and politics (Catullus and Cicero), the Roman army, the life and death of Julius Caesar, and Augustan literature (Virgil and Ovid). This unit provides the foundational knowledge and skills required for further studies in Ancient Civilisations.
|Unit name||Ancient Civilisations 1B: Introduction to Ancient Rome|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
Dr Jayne Knight, Dr Jonathan Wallis
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $1,729.00||090305|
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On-Campus: Weekly Introductory Lecture (recorded, approx. 30 minutes), Weekly 2-hour mixed format seminar (typically comprising two 30-minute lectures and two periods of discussion)
Off-Campus: Weekly Introductory Lecture (recorded, approx. 30 minutes), 2 x 30-minute lecture recordings weekly, 4 x 2-hour Web Conference (discussion-based)
Weekly online quiz @ 50-100 words (10%)
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