Classics and Ancient History

Summary

The University of Sydney has a proud tradition of classics and Ancient History dating back to the earliest years of the University. Postgraduate students explore the Greek and Roman roots of Western civilisation and obtain a better understanding of our contemporary world.

Supervisor(s)

Associate Professor Kathryn Welch, Professor Peter Wilson, Dr Julia Kindt, Dr Paul Roche, Professor Eric Csapo, Dr Robert Cowan, Dr Anne Rogerson, Dr Eleanor Cowan, Associate Professor Richard Miles, Professor Rick Benitez

Research Location

Department of Classics and Ancient History, School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI)

Program Type

Masters/PHD

Synopsis

Academic staff have a diversity of research interests including Greek cultural history; Greek rhetoric and law; Greek tragedy and society; Greek democracy; Greek religion; Roman imperial history; the Roman Republic; Latin literature of the Republican and Imperial periods; magic; the Classical tradition. Classics and Ancient History develops language and analytical skills that are applicable in a wide range of employment contexts, from law to journalism.

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Keywords

Greek tragedy and society, Greek democracy, ancient history, Roman history, Greek history, Latin literature, Greek literature, classics

Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 475

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