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ARCA2624 - The Ancient Greek Body
Semester 2, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Alastair John Lacy Blanshard
Reference to the ancient Greek body conjures up images of rippling nude male musculature. But, just as today, the ancient Greek body was a conceptually mutable phenomenon, moulded by the forces of gender, age, ethnicity and socio-economic status. This Unit explores the many manifestations of the ancient Greek body via a consideration of the archaeological, art historical and literary evidence pertaining to oppositional social groups, such as male-female, young-old, slave-free, Greek-non Greek, and rich-poor.
1x2hr exam (40%), 1x2500wd essay (50%) and participation (10%)
2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 junior credit points of Archaeology or Ancient History
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