Faculty of Arts


CLASSICS 314

Special Topic: Leadership in Greece and Rome


Description

Tyrants, queens, generals and consuls: this course explores the representation of leadership in Greco-Roman literature. It explains and discusses the depiction of leaders, leadership and “the people” across a range of genres.

How was leadership constructed according to ancient social and cultural norms? How did heroism relate to leadership? Do modern societies still reflect ancient ideals of leadership?

Assessment

Coursework + Exam

Availability 2019

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

CLASSICS 314: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage II in Classical Studies, Ancient History or Classical Studies and Ancient History, or 30 points at Stage II in Greek or Latin

Restrictions

CLASSICS 214


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