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Origins of Western Civilisation 2: Mediterranean World 1200BCE - 313CE (6 points)


Leader: Gillian Bowen

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: An overview of the cultures of the Mediterranean from the end of the Bronze Age to the triumph of Christianity. The major focus is upon the classical cultures: Greece and Macedon, Hellenism and Rome; also surveyed are Egypt, Israel, Iraq and Persia, the impact of the Bible and Christianity. Themes and source material as ARY1010.

Assessment: Map assignment: 10% + Two tutorial essays (1000 and 1500 words respectively): 50% + Examination (2 hours): 40%

Contact Hours: 3 hours (2 lectures and 1 tutorial) per week

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