Units of study

For a full list of units of study offered in the Ancient History major please see the Undergraduate Handbook here

For a full list of units of study offered in the Greek (Ancient) major please see the Undergraduate Handbook here

For a full list of units of study offered in the Latin major please see the Undergraduate Handbook here

For a full list of units of study offered in the Honours in Classics please see the Undergraduate Handbook here

List of 2017 units of study

A full list of Units of Study for 2017, including Summer School, is available in our undergraduate guide.

ANHS3601 - The Mediterranean World and Civil War

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Kathryn Welch

Description

In 88BC, Mithridates of Pontus challenged Rome by organising rebellion in Roman Asia. Simultaneously, Rome itself was beset by the first of three civil wars. A century of chaos across the Mediterranean had begun! We will study the age of Pompeius, Caesar, Cicero, Antonius, Octavian and Cleopatra from east to west in order to see how each side affected the other. The rich evidence allows us to develop a range of skills in and approaches to historical research and analysis.

Assessments

1x2500wd class paper (60%), 1x1hr exam (20%) and 1x1000wd reading log (20%)

Classes

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

Prerequisites

12 junior credit points of ANHS or HSTY OR 6 junior credit points of ANHS and 6 credit points of HSTY, ARCA, PHIL, GRKA or LATN

Prohibitions

ANHS3901, ANHS3911

Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ANHS3601

       

Lecture

   

The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney