Course overview

A study of the ancient Greek civilisation & its roots, and how it contributed to Western Civilisation as a whole.

Course description

During this first term, you will learn about the archaeological and epigraphic evidence for the arrival of civilisation in Bronze Age Greece and trace the development of Mycenaean civilisation and its character. We will look more closely at the evidence for the nature of Mycenaean society during the Late Bronze Age, and also the arguments for the circumstances of a “real” Trojan War. Finally, you will look at reasons for the collapse of Mycenaean Greece (as part of the wider collapse of the Late Bronze Age in general), its legacy for later Greek history and analyse the nature of the Dorian Conquest.

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