Undergraduate Course: Greek Coins in Greek History (ANHI10031)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The course will follow aspects of the history of the Greeks from the archaic period (6th century BC) to the death of Cleopatra VII of Egypt (30 BC), with special reference at each stage to the coinage they produced.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
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| On completion of the course you will have:
- Gained a knowledge and understanding of the Greek world in the Mediterranean and beyond from the sixth to the first centuries BC.
- Gained a knowledge and understanding of some of the problems raised by the study of the period.
- Developed your skills in the methodologies of collecting, analysing and comparing different forms of evidence for the period studied.
- Gained practical experience of the study of coins and evaluated the information that can be derived from them in several different historical and cultural contexts.
- Developed your skills in evaluating and criticising the work of other historians, both contemporary and in earlier periods.
- Developed your skills in the oral and written presentation of your own ideas and conclusions.
The above outcomes will be achieved on the basis of lectures, seminars, written work and oral discussion.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||In order for a student from outwith Classics to be enrolled on this course, contact must be made with a Course Secretary on 50 3580 in order for approval to be obtained.
|Keywords||Greek Coins History
|Course organiser||Prof Andrew Erskine
Tel: (0131 6)50 3591
|Course secretary||Ms Elaine Hutchison
Tel: (0131 6)50 3582