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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
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CoordinatorAssoc Prof Gocha Tsetskhladze
The aim of this subject is to introduce students to the archaeology of the Mediterranean in the Classical and Hellenistic periods (5th-1st centuries BC), examining how the construction projects of Pericles transformed the physical appearance of Athens and how Athens and the whole of mainland Greece changed over the next four centuries. We shall examine the archaeology of other Greek cities, such as Miletus, Ephesus, Syracuse and Alexandria, and many further examples from Italy, Sicily and Spain, to see how they developed over the period. The course will also explore the differences in material culture between the Classical and Hellenistic periods.
|Objectives:||Students who successfully complete this subject should... |
* possess a knowledge of the material culture of the Mediterranean world in the 5th-1st centuries BC;
* understand how and why key cities such as Athens were transformed;
* be able to analyse and distinguish the complexities between the archaeology of the Classical and Hellenistic periods
A seminar presentation and essay of 2500 words 62.5% (due during semester) and a take-home exam of 1500 words 37.5% (due during the examination period).Hurdle requirement: students must attend a minimum of 75% of tutorials in order to be pass this subject.
A subject reader will be available at the beginning of semester
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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Ancient World Studies |
Ancient World Studies
Classical Studies && Archaeology Major
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