Egypt Under the Pharaohs
Subject ANCW20003 (2012)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject is not offered in 2012.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1.5-hour lecture per week and a 1-hour tutorial for 11 weeks. |
Total Time Commitment:
8.5 hours per week: total time commitment 102 hours
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|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
Students who have passed Egypt Under the Pharaohs with the code 107-211 or 670-368 are not permitted to enrol in this subject.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
The Egyptians are one of the most fascinating peoples of the ancient world. This subject will study the distinctive character of Egyptian civilisation which emerged in the Nile valley during the early third millennium BCE and survived right through until the spread of Christianity. Through a systematic survey spanning the Old, Middle and New Kingdoms students will be introduced to the historical and cultural achievements of dynastic Egypt. Knowledge of pharaonic Egypt depends much on the monuments, reliefs, inscriptions, literature and material remains of the royal rulers. The period covered by the native Egyptian dynasties (with the brief interruptions of foreign rule), from about 2950-332 BCE, will provide students with a unique insight into the power and authority of one the ancient worlds most enduring empires.
Students who successfully complete this subject should:
A tutorial presentation and essay of 2500 words 70% (due during semester) and a take home exam of 1500 words 30% (due during the examination period).
This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 75% tutorial attendance. Regular participation in tutorials is required. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. After five working days late assessment will not be marked. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
Selected texts will be available on LMS.
|Breadth Options:|| |
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.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://classics-archaeology.unimelb.edu.au/|
Ancient World Studies |
Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Studies Major
Classical Studies and Archaeology
Classical Studies and Archaeology
Classical Studies and Archaeology Major
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Ancient Civilizations A |
Ancient Egypt and the Near East
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