|Course code AHIS3520||Units 10||Level 3000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science|
An exploration of various aspects of Roman social life and civilisation in the Late Republican and Early Imperial eras.
Not available in 2014
|Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004|
|Objectives||1. Isolating the most important sources on Roman Social history and gaining an understanding of their coverage and limitations.|
2. Developing of a critical approach to modern interpretations of Roman Society.
3. Understanding the structure of the course of a life in the Roman world, and differences of emphasis from the modern world.
4. Appreciation of the shape of the urban environment and its impact on social structure.
5. Ability to express such appreciation and criticisms succinctly and accurately.
|Content||The structure of Roman Society|
The life cycle: birth, marriage, old age, death
Gender and status in Roman society
The urban environment
Health and diet
|Assumed Knowledge||20 units at any level in Ancient History or History|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 6 weeks|
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term