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Ancient Civilisations 1A: Gender and Politics in Classical Literature

Enrolment code: HTC101

Offered: Hobart: semester 2

Unit description:

First-year Ancient Civilisation units examine the civilisation of ancient Greece and Rome, especially 5th-century Athens and Augustan Rome. The unit presents a wide variety of texts (epic and didactic poetry, tragedy, philosophy) and concentrates on gender representation in Greek literature and politics in Roman literature.

Staff Assoc Prof PJ Davis (Coordinator) For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2x1-hr lectures, 1-hr tutorial weekly (13 wks) Timetable
Mutual exclusions HTC100  
Assessment mode 2,000-word tutorial paper (50%), 2-hr exam (50%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc [p/b] Homer, The Odyssey, tr Lattimore, ISBN 0060904798
[p/b] Euripides I, Alcestis, Medea, Heracleidae, Hippolytus, tr Grene and Lattimore, ISBN 0226307808
[p/b] Plato, Symposium, tr Waterfield, ISBN 0192829084
[p/b] Virgil, The Aeneid: A New Prose Translation, tr David West, ISBN 0140444572
[p/b] Ovid, The Erotic Poems, tr Green, ISBN 0140443603
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Ancient Civilisations  
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)  
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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