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.




ARCA2615 - Etruscans and Romans

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Ted Robinson

Description

The Etruscans were one of the superpowers of the Archaic Mediterranean, but the reconstruction of their civilization falls mainly to Archaeology, since so little Etruscan literature survives. This unit will begin by surveying Etruscan civilisation, concentrating on social, economic, political and artistic developments. Similar themes will be pursued for the Romans, but the scale of the enquiry will increase vastly as the Romans take control of Italy, the Mediterranean, and lands far beyond.

Assessments

1x2000wd essay (50%), 1x1.5hr exam (30%), and tutorial/workshop based exercises (20%)

Classes

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

Prerequisites

(12 junior credit points of Archaeology) or (6 junior credit points of Archaeology plus 6 junior credit points of Ancient History or Classical Studies)

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