Module Convenor: Dr Conor P. Trainor (C.Trainor@warwick.ac.uk)
Contributing Lecturers: Dr C. Trainor; Dr C. Rowan; Dr C. Petit; Professor S. Frey-Kupper; Mr D. Swan; Professor V. Rimell; Dr D. Fearn.
Autumn Term 2020
Week 1 No Class.
Week 2 Introduction and Storytelling Monday 15:00-16:00 and 18:00-19:00
Week 3 Alexander and the Successors (CT) Monday 15:00-16:00 and 18:00-19:00
Week 4 Ptolemaic Egypt (CT) Monday 15:00-16:00 and 18:00-19:00
Week 5 Seminar 1 – Digital Storytelling (CR)
Week 6 Reading Week
Week 7 Seminar 2 – Digital Storytelling (CR)
Week 8 Seleucid Asia (CT) Tuesday 13:00-15:00
Week 9 Antigonid Greece (CT) Tuesday 13:00-15:00
Week 10 Attalid Pergamon (CT) Tuesday 13:00-15:00
Spring Term 2021
Week 1 Hellenistic Religion (CT) Tuesday 13:00-15:00
Week 2 Hellenistic Sicily (SFK) Tuesday 13:00-15:00
Week 3 Hellenistic Science/Astronomy (JD) Tuesday 13:00-15:00
Week 4 Hellenistic Philosophy (CP) Tuesday 13:00-15:00
Week 5 Hellenistic Gymnasia (ME) Tuesday 13:00-15:00
Week 6 Reading Week
Week 7 Hellenistic Art (ZN & E. Burkhard) Tuesday 13:00-15:00
Week 8 Callimachus (VR) Tuesday 13:00-15:00
Week 9 From Epic to Epigram (DF) Tuesday 13:00-15:00
Week 10 Hellenistic Kingship (CT) Tuesday 13:00-15:00
Summer Term 2021
Week 1 The Hellenistic World Review (CT) Tuesday 13:00-15:00
Week 2 Exam Preparation (CT) Tuesday 13:00-15:00
- To provide a survey of the history, the cultural context and key remains of the Hellenistic world.
- To build a solid chronological, geographical, and conceptual framework for understanding the Hellenistic world.
- To introduce students to the range of ancient source material and scholarly opinions on the Hellenistic world.
- To foster critical thinking and analysis of a variety of types of source material.
- Upon completion of the module, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the chronology, geography and institutional structures of the Hellenistic world.
- Demonstrate skills in the evaluation of primary source material and secondary literature.
- Individually, and as a member of a team, research, analyse and contextualise relevant information and evidence from primary and secondary sources in the form of a structured argument.