2006 HTC101 Ancient Civilisations 1B: Introduction to Classical Literature

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HTC101 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H On Campus 17-JUL-2006 10-AUG-2006 04-SEP-2006 20-OCT-2006

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Offered in Courses: [R2B] [R3A]
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First-year Ancient Civilisation units examine the civilisation of ancient Greece and Rome, especially 5th-century Athens and Augustan Rome. The unit presents a wide variety of texts (epic and didactic poetry, tragedy, philosophy) and concentrates on the representation of women in Greek literature and responses to the Augustan revolution in Roman Literature.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 2 x written work [overall total of 3000 words] (50%); 2-hr exam (50%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 2x1-hr lectures, 1-hr tutorial weekly

Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - H
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Resource supported teaching & learning - H
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options

M.Excl HTC100

[p/b] Homer, The Odyssey, tr Fagles, ISBN 0140268863
[p/b] Euripides I, Alcestis, Medea, Heracleidae, Hippolytus, tr Grene and Lattimore, ISBN 0226307808
[p/b] Virgil, The Aeneid: A New Prose Translation, tr David West, ISBN 0140444572
[p/b] Ovid, The Erotic Poems, tr Green, ISBN 0140443603

STAFF: Dr Jessica Dietrich (Coordinator)

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