Ancient Greeks And Persians

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 134 Conc £50 Full £254 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Thursday 14:00 - 16:00 11 MAC 02/05/2019 18/07/2019 HH3180

What will the course cover?

The course will consist of eleven sessions: Session 1 02/05/19 Introduction to Ancient Greece. Session 2 09/05/19 Greek Religion. Session 3 16/05/19 Greek Literature. Session 4 23/05/19 Greek Society. Session 5 06/06/19 Greek Art & Architecture. Session 6 13/06/19 The Fall of Ancient Greece. Session 7 20/06/19 Introduction to Ancient Persia. Session 8 27/06/19 Persian Religion. Session 9 04/07/19 Persian Society. Session 10 11/07/19 Persian Art & Architecture. Session 11 18/07/19 The Decline of Ancient Persia.

Who is the course for?

Anyone interested in learning about the Ancient Greek and Persian civilisations

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

None but your English should be good enough to be able to follow the lectures, participate in class discussions and activities and do some background reading and research.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

- demonstrate knowledge of the civilisations of Ancient Greece and Persia - identify how Ancient Greece and Persia changed and developed over time - recognise the legacies of the Ancient Greek and persian civilisations and appreciate their contribution to and influence on the modern world - be aware of the different types of historical evidence and how they are used - understand how a range of sources help make the ‘story’ of Ancient Greece and Persia

How is the course organised?

11 two-hour long sessions with each one focusing on a particular aspect of Ancient Greek or Persian civilisation. Towards the end of the course the tutor and the students will discuss the possibility of a visit to a museum in London in order to see first hand artifacts from Ancient Greece and Persia.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

Some reading is required in order to complete independent research.

How will my progress be assessed?

By your contribution in class.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Tutor will advise

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

No other costs. A notebook and a pen to write down notes

What support is available?

Ask at reception if you have any additional needs or requirements