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Life and Culture in Ancient Greece and Rome (6 points)


Leader: Annabel Orchard

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

Synopsis: The unit introduces students to the culture and societies of Ancient Greece and Rome. Students will examine themes including: war and peace, science and knowledge, politics and litigation, love and sex, death and the Afterlife, through a study of epic and lyric poetry, historical writings, philosophy, comic and tragic drama, legal and political writings and magical tracts. All texts will be studied in translation.

Assessment: Tutorial paper (500 words): 10% + Research essay (2000 words): 50% + 2 hour exam (40%)

Contact Hours: 2 one-hour lectures and a one-hour tutorial per week

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