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ARCA2610 - Minoans and Mycenaens
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Margaret Christina Miller
Archaeological research since the 19th century discovery and excavation of Knossos and Mycenae continues to expand our understanding about the rich prehistoric cultures of Greece but dimly remembered in later times. Recent shift of attention from palace centres to the economic, social and religious life of the ordinary person is aided by such discoveries as the Cycladic town at Akrotiri. The three main cultures of Bronze Age Greece (ca. 3000-1100 BC) are explored with focus on their characteristic features.
1x2000 word essay (40%), tutorial presentation (15%), tutorial work (5%), 2x1 hour exams (40%)
1x2 hour lecture and one 1 hour tutorial per week
12 junior credit points of Archaeology or 6 junior credit points of Archaeology plus 6 junior credit points of Ancient History
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