Units of Study

Additional unit of study in Semester 1

BDES3030 Roman Architecture: Creation-Reception, available in semester 1 to Archaeology students who have met the prerequisites.




ARCA1001 - Ancient Civilisations

Summer Early, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Alison Betts

Description

This unit is a general introduction to the major civilisations of the ancient world - Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome, China, South East Asia, the Indus Valley, Bactria and Margiana (Central Asia). No prior knowledge of any of these societies is presumed. We aim to balance discussing broad issues relevant to all ancient civilisations, and specific cases (sites, material remains) from specific civilisations. By the end of this unit, you should have gained an appreciation of the major achievements and characteristics of many of the world's earliest civilisations.

Assessments

2x1000wd essays (2x25%) and 2x1hr class-tests (each equivalent to 1000 words and each worth 25%) (2x25%)

Classes

2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

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