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History Writing in Antiquity: Herodotus and Thucydides

Postgraduate | MAQ-AHIX8210 | 2024

Study method
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
22 July 2024

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History Writing in Antiquity: Herodotus and Thucydides

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to

    1. Demonstrate understanding of principal historiographical approaches to the texts of key ancient historians.
    2. Identify, critically assess and evaluate approaches to the writing of ancient history.
    3. Research and interpret texts, using appropriate historiographical approaches to analysis.
    4.  Communicate effectively with teaching staff and peers, demonstrating an informed respect for professional (academic) and ethical principles and values.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • MAQ-HIS-MAS-2024 - Master of Ancient History

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • MAQ-AHIX823 (Not currently available)

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Master of Ancient History

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