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Historical Methodology and Classical Reception - CLS4801

Honours NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: Students examine the methodological uses and abuses of epigraphic, numismatic and archaeological evidence in the rediscovering of Greco-Roman history. A number of distinct study topics are investigated, including archaeology and its relevant techniques, as well as a detailed study of ancient coins and inscriptions. Students of Classical Culture, Greek or Latin will study receptions of Greek or Latin literature, in particular the tragedies concerned with Hippolytus and Phaedra.