Classics - Alexander & his Successors

University College Dublin


Course Name Classics - Alexander & his Successors
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code GRC20010
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
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Course Content

Expand+Autumn 2019: Semester 1

GRC20010 Alexander and his Successors
Academic Year 2019/2020

This module explores Greek history from Alexander the Great to the Roman conquest (336 to 133 BC). It covers Alexander's reign and the history of the kingdom...

Subjects Taught Indicative Module Content:
Typical lecture list:
1. Introduction; sources
2. Philip, Alexander & Macedon
3. Alexander & the Persian Empire
4. Interpretations of Alexander
5. The Successors of Alexander
6. The Seleucid kingdom
7. Ptolemaic Egypt
8. Cities of the Hellenistic world
9. Social and economic realities
10. Religions of the Hellenistic World
11. The Romans are coming!
Number of Credits 5
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