Emperor’s and Empire: An in-depth study that charts the Roman occupation and conquest of Britain from Claudius to Trajan. You can expect to study a range of archaeological and literary sources that outline the military policy, resistance to Roman rule and impact of the Roman rule on the inhabitants of Britannia. The accompanying breadth study will follow the Empire in its infancy: the reigns of the Julio-Claudian Emperors and the
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changing political, social and economic aspects of their rule.
Athens and the Greek World: The Greek element of the course follows a study of the Greek city states, such as Athens, Sparta and Argos, from the Persian wars to Peloponnesian wars. It will be focusing on the unity, or lack of it, between these cultures. From this, you will study the Athenian culture in depth including art and architecture, philosophy, and the development of democracy, religion, and drama.