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Ancient Civilisations 1B: Introduction to Greek and Roman History

Enrolment code: HTC102

Offered: Hobart: semester 1

Unit description:

Examines the economic, political and social history of the Greek and Roman societies with particular attention to the development of empire and imperial ideology. The approach is primarily through literary sources in translation, although other types of evidence are introduced when relevant.

Staff Dr PA Gallivan (Coordinator), Dr R Evans 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] Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War, tr Warner, ISBN 0140440399
[p/b] Plutarch, The Rise and Fall of Athens: Nine Greek Lives, tr Scott-Kilvert, ISBN 0140441026
[p/b] Cassius Dio, The Roman History: The Reign of Augustus, tr Scott-Kilvert, ISBN 0140444483
Suetonius, The Twelve Caesars, tr Graves, ISBN 0140440720
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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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