640012 Sources and Studies in Ancient History: Alexander the Great - between History and Legend

summer semester 2017 | Last update: 23.03.2017 Place course on memo list
640012
Sources and Studies in Ancient History: Alexander the Great - between History and Legend
UE 1
2,5
Block
each semester
German

Critical analysis of historical sources. The acquisition of key qualifications needed for the successful completion of pro-seminars and seminars; the acquisition of communicative and presentational competencies.

The campaign of Alexander III., known as Alexander the Great, led him as far as to India at the border of the Oikumene. His person and his deeds are described ambiguosly in ancient texts as well as in modern literature. After a brief introduction to the campaign we discuss the controversary assessments on Alexander in historical sources and in modern literature.

Combination of lecture and debates of sources and research literature.

Participation in the discussion, oral presentation, written task.

Literature will be announced in class.

not applicable

Online-enrollment required.

07.03.2017
Group 0
Date Time Location
Tue 2017-03-07
15.45 - 17.15 Atrium - SR 4 Atrium - SR 4 Barrier-free
Tue 2017-03-21
15.45 - 17.15 Atrium - SR 4 Atrium - SR 4 Barrier-free
Tue 2017-04-04
15.45 - 17.15 Atrium - SR 4 Atrium - SR 4 Barrier-free
Tue 2017-05-16
15.45 - 17.15 Atrium - SR 4 Atrium - SR 4 Barrier-free
Tue 2017-05-23
15.45 - 17.15 Atrium - SR 4 Atrium - SR 4 Barrier-free
Tue 2017-05-30
15.45 - 17.15 Atrium - SR 4 Atrium - SR 4 Barrier-free
Tue 2017-06-13
15.45 - 17.15 Atrium - SR 4 Atrium - SR 4 Barrier-free
Tue 2017-06-27
15.45 - 17.15 Atrium - SR 4 Atrium - SR 4 Barrier-free