Faculty of Arts


ANCHIST 362

The Ancient Economy


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for ANCHIST 362.

Description

A study of the economies of the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans. Students will explore the principal ways in which we try to understand economic activity through theories concerning market-exchange, redistribution of resources and reciprocity to the practical relationships that linked the economy to society. The course will focus on a variety of different evidence including archaeology, inscriptions, papyrolgical material and numismatics as well as ancient literature.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Professor Matthew Trundle

Points

ANCHIST 362: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage II in Ancient History 
 

Restrictions

ANCHIST 262


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