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Livy: Republics Past and Present - ANHS3632

Year - 2018

This senior unit encourages students to examine the ways in which historians writing during the transition from Republic to autocracy thought about the Republican past. Students will be encouraged to think about the possible ways in which Livy's contemporary experience is echoed in his account of Rome's foundation and growth. Questions of censorship and self-censorship will be examined alongside an investigation into the historian's hopes and aspirations. What are the historian's responsibilities and what is her/his role in a time of political, cultural and ideological change?

Classes
2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x3000wd Research essay (60%), 1x500wd reading commentary (15%) and 1x1hr exam (25%)

Pre-requisites

12 Senior credit points each in either Ancient History or History

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Classics and Ancient History
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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