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UNE unit code: ANCH351

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  • No
Supervised exam
  • Yes
Credit points
  • 6

Unit information

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The unit examines ancient military history andwarfare. In this unit we will thematically examine ancient warfare by looking at the use of infantry, cavalry, seige equipment and the navies of a variety of cultures in particular Greece and Rome. With a focus on the developments in tactics, technology, and socio-military influences between c.500 BC and AD 400.
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Intensive schools

There are no intensive schools required for this unit.

Requisites

Pre-requisites
Pre-requisites

A pre-requisite is a unit that you must pass before you will be permitted to enrol in a related or subsequent unit. Most pre-requisite units will contain foundation knowledge which is essential for success in later units. Read more.

12cp in ANCH or ARPA or ASST or ECON (units with a 4 or 5 as second digit [denoting ECON HIST] only) or HIST or HINQ or RELS or candidature in a postgraduate award
Restrictions
Restrictions

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ANCH101 or ANCH251 or ANCH401 or ANCH451 or ANCH551

Notes

Please refer to the student handbook for further details on this unit.

Unit coordinator(s)

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Clemens KoehnSenior Lecturer - Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education; School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of a range of significant issues in warfare in western antiquity from circa 500 BC-AD 400;
  2. show an understanding of human behaviour in an historically different context;
  3. display an understanding of the ways in which state, society, and armed forces influenced each other;
  4. demonstrate the ability to produce clear written communication through the construction of a logical argument and the selection and use of evidence;
  5. display well-developed research skills in the field of ancient military history; and
  6. demonstrate an understanding of, and expertise in, historical methodology.

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