ANCH328 Towns and Cities of the Ancient WorldUpdated: 25 March 2019
|Offering||Not offered in 2020|
|Supervised Exam||There is no supervised examination.|
|Pre-requisites||any 12cp in ANCH, ARPA, HINQ, HIST or RELS; or candidature in a postgraduate award|
|Restrictions||ANCH528 or HIST512|
- Towns and Cities of the Ancient World
|Coordinator(s)||Matthew Dillon (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
This unit studies the urban history of key towns and cities of the ancient world. Students examine the social fabric, political structure, history, archaeology, economy, art, architecture, and other essential features of ancient towns and cities. Concepts of urbanisation, and the city as a social, economic, religious, cultural, architectural, and political institution, will be examined. Detailed consideration will be given to the role of the ancient town and city as the pivotal focus of ancient civilisations, and what these towns and cities have contributed to human culture. Literary, archaeological, and material evidence is emphasised.
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|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: