2006 HTC102 Ancient Civilisations 1A: Introduction to Ancient History

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HTC102 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H On Campus 27-FEB-2006 23-MAR-2006 17-APR-2006 02-JUN-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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Examines the economic, political and social history of the Greek and Roman societies with particular attention to the development of empire and imperial ideology. The approach is primarily through literary sources in translation, although other types of evidence are introduced when relevant.

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] Herodotus, The Histories, tr. De Selincourt ISBN 0140446389
[p/b] Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War, tr Warner, ISBN 0140440399
[p/b] Cassius Dio, The Roman History: The Reign of Augustus, tr Scott-Kilvert, ISBN 0140444483
Suetonius, The Twelve Caesars, tr Graves, ISBN 0140440720

STAFF: Dr P Burton (Coordinator)

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