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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.
ASSESSMENT: 2 x written work [overall total of 3000 words] (50%); 2-hr exam (50%)
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS 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
TEXTS Required [p/b] Herodotus,
The Histories, tr. De Selincourt ISBN 0140446389
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
The Twelve Caesars, tr Graves, ISBN 0140440720
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