Ancient and Medieval Society A & B

Department of History, School of History and Cultures

College of Arts and Law


Code 18571

Level of study Second Year

Credit value 20

Semester 1 and 2

Module description

A course that covers the whole of ancient and medieval history, focused in semester 1 on primary sources. Students will analyse different genres of sources and hone their skills of source criticism both individually and in groups.

In semester II, students will choose a specific theme (eg magic, crime, death, women). The theme will be pursued over both the ancient and medieval periods.