The Athenian Empire 510-404 BC
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- 25 Jul 2022
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On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to
- Study, understand and interpret primary source material in translation (literary, epigraphic and archaeological) relating to Athens and Greece from 510 - 404 BC
- Read and evaluate modern academic studies of Athens and the Athenian empire in English
- Present analytical and argumentative written work, with a focus on expressing and supporting your opinions, to a high standard, with relevant footnoting and accurate bibliography
- 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 additional 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.
- Major Essay (50%)
- Poster (25%)
- Minor essay (25%)
Current study term: 24 Jul 22 to 06 Nov 22
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