• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Ancient History
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Peter Londey
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Spring Session 2014
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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. what were the factors governing the siting of a Greek polis, and what was the relationship between a city and its hinterland?
  2. in what ways did physical landscape govern agriculture, travel, warfare, and other key aspects of ancient life?
  3. what does the archaeology of urban sites tell us, and what does it leave us in the dark about?
  4. how are landscape and cultural memory related?

Indicative Assessment

    Preliminary paper on topic of final research paper (submitted before departure) (1,500 words): 10% [LO 1, 2, 3, and/or 4]

    Presentation of a research-based seminar to other participants while in Greece: 20% [LO 1, 2, 3, and/or 4]

    Research paper (5,000 words), due approx. 5 weeks after return from Greece: 35% [LO 1, 2, 3, and/or 4]

    Course diary (minimum length 6,000 words): 30% [LO 1, 2, 3, 4]

    Overall course participation, including participation in group discussions: 5% [LO 1, 2, 3, 4]

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      • 3 weeks' intensive study in Turkey
      • approx. 140 hours' work before and after fieldwork in Turkey (November, December, February)

      Requisite and Incompatibility

      You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ANCH2020.


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      Unit value:
      12 units

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      Units EFTSL
      12.00 0.25000
      Domestic fee paying students
      Year Fee Description
      1994-2003 $3084
      2014 $4956
      2013 $4944
      2012 $4944
      2011 $4848
      2010 $4716
      2009 $4572
      2008 $4572
      2007 $4572
      2006 $4572
      2005 $4572
      2004 $3852
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      Year Fee
      1994-2003 $7236
      2014 $7524
      2013 $7512
      2012 $7512
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      2010 $7500
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      2008 $7236
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      2005 $7236
      2004 $7236
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      Spring Session

      Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
      8620 24 Nov 2014 12 Dec 2014 12 Dec 2014 13 Feb 2015 In Person N/A

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