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- The development of Athens into an imperial power;
- its administration, laws, finances and how power was exercised
- based on close examination of literary, epigraphic and archaeological evidence
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online assignment submission
- Standard Media
- Web links
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
Must hold a Bachelor's degree from a recognised tertiary institution; international students require IELTS of 6.5.
No special requirements
This subject was previously known as HST820 The Athenian Empire 510-404 BC.
This subject provides an in-depth study of Athens and its empire in the fifth century BC, commencing with Cleisthenes' reforms. Athens' role in the Persian wars will be discussed, and the evidence (documentary and literary) for the Delian League will be studied from the foundation of the league until its dissolution with the defeat of Athens in the Peloponnesian War.
- Blogs (1500 words in total) (10%)
- Presentation/Minor Essay (1500 words) (40%)
- Presentation/Major Essay (2500 words) (50%)
Textbook information is pending.