The Athenian Empire 510-404 BC
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- 26 Jul 2021
This research-intensive university in north-western Sydney offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. With over 30,000 current students, Macquarie has a strong reputation for welcoming international students and embracing flexible and convenient study options, including its partnership with Open Universities Australia.
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On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to
- Understand and remember primary source material (literary, epigraphic and archaeological) relating to Athens and Greece from 510 - 404 BC
- Study and interpret published epigraphic and archaeological material relating to Athens and Greece from 510 - 404 BC
- Study and interpret primary literary sources in translation relating to Athens and Greece from 510 - 404 BC
- Read and evaluate modern academic studies of Athens and the Athenian empire in English
- Present written work to a high standard, with relevant footnoting and accurate bibliography
- Write analytical and argumentative studies relating to important questions in Greek history
- A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
NCCW (pre-2020 units) HST820, AHPG820, AHIX820
No special requirements
This unit provides an in-depth study of the Athenian empire in the fifth century BCE. Together we will explore aspects of its development, administration, laws, finances and how power was exercised. We will do this by close examination of literary, epigraphic and archaeological evidence in seminars based on research you will do (and occasionally lead) before each session.
- Assessment of strengths and weaknesses (30%)
- Online quizzes (30%)
- Major essay (40%)
Current study term: 25 Jul 21 to 05 Nov 21)
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