13 Classics (13CLS)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Tamara Yuill Proctor

Recommended Prior Learning

Entry Requirements

10 credits in a Level 2 language-rich subject

13 Classics

Develop your understanding of the social and con´Čéict history of the Ptolemaic Egyptian world through the career of Cleopatra VII and the writings of key ancient historians.

Course Components

  • The Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt: history, political ideology
  • Cleopatra VII queen: religion, imperialism, family, relationships, motherhood ...
  • Cleopatra VII through the ages: how she was seen by the Romans and Medieval Arab culture
  • Cleopatra in the twentieth century: Elizabeth Taylor and Asterix
  • Ancient Writers: Plutarch & Horace

Learning Areas:

Social Science