Classical Civilisation 1B Online Version: Republican Rome, 220-31 BC CLASSIC1012
- Academic Session: 2019-20
- School: School of Humanities
- Credits: 20
- Level: Level 1 (SCQF level 7)
- Typically Offered: Semester 2
- Available to Visiting Students: Yes
- Available to Erasmus Students: Yes
- Taught Wholly by Distance Learning: Yes
This course provides an introduction to the literature, history, and culture, of the Roman Republic (from 220 BC to 31 BC). After an initial face- to-face meeting, this course will be taught online.
One face to face meeting at the start of the course; Weekly online group work and discussion; viewing of 26 online lectures
Requirements of Entry
Essay (2,500 words) - 60%
Exam ( 90 minutes) - 40%
Main Assessment In: April/May
This course will provide the opportunity to:
■ Introduction the literature, history and material and intellectual culture of Rome in the period 220-31 B.C.;
■ Explore the range of source material available for the study of this period and a variety of methodologies appropriate to its use.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
■ Analyse and explain the main events and trends in Roman history, literature and culture in the period 220-31 B.C.;
■ Identify the set texts and key elements of material culture;
■ Analyse, individually and in groups, the set texts and key elements of material culture;
■ Place primary source material in its literary, historical and cultural context;
■ Critique relevant secondary literature.
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.