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Unit name Nero and Neronian Literature
Unit code HTC337
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics
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Learning Outcomes

  1. Produce valid interpretations of the content of a range of historical, literary, and cultural material for the study of the Neronian principate.
  2. Analyse and critique literary themes and cultural issues relevant to the Neronian period.
  3. Demonstrate awareness of the cultural contexts for sources of evidence for the Neronian period.
  4. Express analysis of materials under examination in this unit effectively in writing.




25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any Faculty


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Teaching Pattern
  • Recorded, introductory lecture (approx. 30 minutes).
  • Weekly online reflection on reading.
  • 1 x 2 hour mixed format seminar consisting of: 2 x half hour lectures, with a half hour group discussion following each.

Task 1: Weekly reading reflections, 50-100 words (10%)

Task 2: Primary text analyses x 3, 300 words each (15%)

Task 3: Major essay, 2250 words (35%)

Task 4: Take-home exam (40%)

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