Ancient History

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Ancient History

Major

A major in Ancient History requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level units
(iii) 18 credit points of 3000-level units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level interdisciplinary project unit

Minor

A minor in Ancient History requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level units

1000-level core units of study

ANHS1600
Ancient Greece: Societies, Concepts, Cultures
6    N ANHS1003
Semester 1
ANHS1601
Ancient Rome: City, Culture, Empire
6    N ANHS1004 or ANHS1005
Semester 2

2000-level units of study

ANHS2603
Ancient Greek Democracies

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 Junior credit points of Ancient History or History OR 6 Junior credit points of Ancient History and 6 Junior credit points of either Classical Studies, Latin, Greek (Ancient) or Archaeology
N ANHS2003
Semester 2
ANHS2606
The City of Rome: History and Landscape

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 6 Junior credit points in ANHS and 6 credit points in any of Ancient History, History, Archaeology, Philosophy, Greek (Ancient) or Latin or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Archaeology
Intensive January
ANHS2609
Alexander and the Hellenistic World

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in History
Semester 2
ANHS2610
The Roman Republic from Rise to Revolution
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level from any combination of Ancient History, Latin, Ancient Greek, History, Philosophy, Archaeology
Semester 1
ANHS2614
The Emperor in the Roman World 14-117 AD

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6      Semester 2
ANHS2615
Comedy and Society in Greece and Rome
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level from any combination of Ancient History, Latin, Ancient Greek, History, Philosophy, Archaeology, English
N GRLT2304
Semester 1
ANHS2616
Tragedy and Society in Greece and Rome

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points of ANHS, GRKA, HSTY or LATN OR 6 credit points of ANHS and 6 credit points of ARCA, ENGL, GRKA, HSTY, LATN or PHIL.
Semester 1
ANHS2618
The Later Roman Empire: AD 284-476

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 Junior credit points of Ancient History Greek Ancient Latin or History or 6 Junior credit points of Ancient History and 6 Junior credit points of either History Latin Greek Ancient Philosophy or Archaeology
Semester 1
ANHS2619
The World of Ancient Epic

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 1000-level from any combination of Ancient History, Latin, Ancient Greek, History, English
Semester 1
ANHS2622
Herodotus and His World
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History or History or (6 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History and 6 credit points at 1000 level in either Latin, Greek (Ancient), History, or Archaeology)
N ANHS3609
Semester 2
ANHS2634
Julius Caesar and the Roman Republic

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 1000-level from any combination of Ancient History, Latin, Ancient Greek, History, Archaeology
Semester 2
ANHS2635
Augustus and the Roman Revolution
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level from any combination of Ancient History, Latin, Ancient Greek, History, Philosophy, Archaeology
Semester 2
BBCL2609
Historical Jesus to Written Gospels

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 Junior credit points including at least 6 in BBCL1001, BBCL1002, HBRW1111, HBRW1112, RLST1002 and 6 in Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies, Ancient History, Anthropology, Archaeology, History, English, Philosophy, Studies in Religion, Arabic Studies or 6 Senior credit points in BBCL2603, BBCL2607, BBCL2610 or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew or Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture or Ancient History
N BBCL2003
Semester 1
GRKA2600
Intermediate Greek 1
6    P HSC Greek or GRKA1601 or GRKA2621
N GRKA2603
Semester 1
GRKA2601
Intermediate Greek 2
6    P GRKA2600
Semester 2
HSTY2647
Renaissance Italy

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 Junior credit points each in either History or Ancient History
N HSTY2047
Semester 2
HSTY2677
Australia: Politics and Nation
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History
Semester 1
HSTY2700
What Do We Want? Protest in Australia
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or Ancient History
Semester 2
LATN2600
Intermediate Latin 1
6    P HSC Latin or LATN1601 LATN2621
N LATN2603 or LATN1101
Semester 1
LATN2601
Intermediate Latin 2
6    P LATN2600
N LATN1102
Semester 2
PHIL2613
Plato and Aristotle
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Philosophy or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History
N PHIL3013 or PHIL2013
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

ANHS3602
Law and Disorder at Rome

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Ancient History History Philosophy Ancient Greek or Latin
Semester 1
ANHS3608
The Long Fifth Century BCE: 546-371 BCE

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Ancient History
Semester 2
ANHS3635
Historiography Ancient and Modern
6    P 12 credit points at 2000-level from Ancient History or (6 credit points at 2000 level from Ancient History and 6 credit points at 2000 level from History, Archaeology, Philosophy, Ancient Greek, or Latin)
N ANHS2691 or ANHS2692 or ANHS2612
Semester 2
ANHS3636
Rome and Carthage in an Age of Empires
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level from Ancient History; or 6 credit points at 2000 level from Ancient History and 6 credit points at 2000 level from (History or Archaeology or Philosophy or Ancient Greek or Latin)
Semester 2
ANHS3637
Ancient Sparta and Modern Ideology

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Ancient History major
Semester 2
ANHS3638
Humans and Other Animals in Antiquity
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Ancient History major
Semester 1
ARCO3011
Pompeii and Herculaneum
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Archaeology or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Ancient History or (6 credit points at 2000 level in Archaeology and 6 credit points at 2000 level in Ancient History or Art History or History)
N ARCA2627
Semester 1
RLST3604
Ancient Egyptian Religion and Magic

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Studies in Religion or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Ancient History
N RLST2636
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary project unit of study

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
FASS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive December

Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
ANHS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive December

Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
ANHS3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P 72 credit points
C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2