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ANHS1600: Ancient Greece: Societies, Concepts, Cultures

2024 unit information

European culture, ideas, institutions and practices - literary genres, art, philosophy, historiography, democracy, political society and theory, war, law, science, mathematics, medicine, sport - the list is long - all have their beginnings in Ancient Greece. In this introductory unit basic foundations will be laid for the study of the Ancient Greeks and their world. Focus will be less upon events and individuals and more on the themes that run through the forms of Greek thought and society from the early Archaic period (750 BCE) to the beginning of the Hellenistic period after the death of Alexander the Great (300 BCE).

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Classics and Ancient History

Code ANHS1600
Academic unit Classics and Ancient History
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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ANHS1003
Assumed knowledge:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. identify and explain the key periods of Ancient Greek History
  • LO2. demonstrate a basic familiarity with the form and content of Ancient Greek society, culture and thought
  • LO3. demonstrate a developing ability to understand and apply historical source analysis in Ancient Greek History
  • LO4. apply historical approaches and sensitivity toward an understanding of an historical culture remote from the present in time, thought and space
  • LO5. demonstrate an ability to comprehend and analyze contemporary scholarly approaches and viewpoints in Ancient Greek History
  • LO6. understand the ethical responsibility that comes with acquiring and applying historical knowledge
  • LO7. communicate with, persuade and influence others in the field of Ancient Greek History through different media
  • LO8. act civilly and with respect toward peers in the discussion of historical ideas

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Intensive February 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Intensive February 2023
Normal day Remote

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