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ANHS1600 - Foundations for Ancient Greece

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Alastair John Lacy Blanshard


Delphic oracles, epic stories of heroes, graceful temples, tales of lust and tyranny - the Greek world has much to delight and surprise. This unit of study will introduce you to the study of ancient Greek history and culture and provides a springboard for further studies in history, archaeology and literature. It is informed by a cross-disciplinary approach that combines a variety of perspectives to achieve a holistic view of the ancient world.


Assessable tasks (1000 words) (15%), participation (15%), one 1000 word research exercise (40%) and one 2 hour exam (30%)


B. Powell and I. Morris. The Greeks: History, Culture and Society. 2nd edition, Pearson


two 1 hour lectures and one 1 hour tutorial per week



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