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ANHS1601 - Foundations for Ancient Rome

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Richard Miles

Description

From Spain to Turkey, from Britain to Africa, ancient Rome has left physical and cultural reminders of its role as ancient superpower. This unit of study will introduce you to the city of Rome itself, its turbulent history, its empire and its vibrant culture. It will provide 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.

Assessments

one 500 word exercise (10%), participation (15%), one 1500 word research exercise (40%) and one 2 hour exam (35%)

Textbooks

Kamm A. The Romans: An Introduction. London. Routledge 2003

Classes

two 1 hour lectures and one 1 hour tutorial per week

Prohibitions

ANHS1004, ANHS1005

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