University preparation: ancient history
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From the Greek city-states of Athens and Sparta to the time of the great Roman Emperor Augustus, this course explores the military, political, economic, intellectual and social history of ancient Greece and Rome. There is an emphasis on primary sources, both written and archaeological, and the development of an historical methodology. The course introduces students to the study of history as an academic discipline as well as developing some of the study skills necessary for university study.
Before considering a University Preparation Course please review important information to determine if you are eligible for the Mature Age Entry Scheme and how to go about qualifying and applying.
•Introduction: What is history? What is archaeology?
•Colonisation: Using primary evidence
•Study skills, research and essay writing workshop
•The reforms of Solon
•Greek Tyrants: A case study of the tyranny in Athens
•The reforms of Kleisthenes
•The Persian Wars: Causes and the Battle of Marathon
•The Persian Wars: The campaign of 480 – 479 BCE
•From the Delian League to the Athenian Empire
•Athens and Sparta 479 – 432 BCE
•Athens in the 5th century BCE
•Rome’s foundation and expansion to 146 BCE
•Rome in the 2nd century BCE
•Roman Republican society
•Marius and Sulla
•Pompey and Caesar
•The aftermath of Actium
•Exam Preparation Workshop
- Each tuesday between Tuesday 28 February and Tuesday 18 September from 18.30 to 20.30
25 sessions, 50 hours total
University of Sydney, 65 Parramatta Rd Camperdown 2006 Venue details
Centre for Continuing Education, University of Sydney
02 9036 4789
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University of Sydney, 65 Parramatta Rd Camperdown 2006