Under the Shadow of Vesuvius: Archaeology in Ancient Campania
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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
- Read/view select textual and material sources from the mandatory primary archaeological sites and commentary in pertinent secondary sources and present the information in a written format
- Utilise and reflect on prior knowledge and experience, to apply higher level critical thinking skills, and to integrate and synthesise learning and knowledge of ancient sociohistorical practices from a range of archaeological sources and contexts.
- Enquire systematically and use research skills to create new knowledge that can contribute to the field of historical archaeology
- Communicate effectively and convey views about the life and times of ancient Campania to different social, cultural, and professional audiences
- Demonstrate a high standard of discernment and common sense in professional and personal judgement.
- 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) AHPG815, AHIX815 Pre-requisite Admission to GradCertAncHist (OUA)
No additional requirements
Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae constitute one of the best known and perhaps the most important archaeological areas of the Roman world - the Vesuvian cities of ancient Campania. Evidence from these cities contributes information of inestimable value to our understanding of urban Roman life. This unit is designed for those wishing to investigate the wide range of evidence from Roman Campania, how it has been interpreted and how, in turn, this has influenced our understanding of urban development in the Roman world.
- Archaeological Exercise 1 (35%)
- Archaeological Report 2 (35%)
- Online seminar participation in Weeks 2-6 and 8-12 will (30%)
Current study term: 25 Jul 21 to 05 Nov 21
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