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Ancient Civilisations 1B: Introduction to Ancient Rome HTC104

Hobart

Introduction

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 (8196 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.

Summary

Unit name Ancient Civilisations 1B: Introduction to Ancient Rome
Unit code HTC104
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics
Coordinator Doctor Jayne Knight
Available as student elective? Yes
Level Introductory

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

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Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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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 rome.
  • explain the significance of major developments in ancient roman civilisation.
  • demonstrate awareness of the historical and cultural contexts of sources of evidence for the study of ancient rome.
  • express basic analysis of ancient roman history, literature, and culture clearly and 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%)|Assignment (15%)|Abstract (10%)|Abstract (35%)
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Textbooks

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