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A Level Classical Civilisation

Open Study College
Course summary
449 GBP
English
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Study A Level Classical Civilisation from home – your route to academic success! Gain up to 56 UCAS points to help you land your dream place at university. Study at your own pace with no strict deadlines to contend with. 

Qualification Code: H408

Topic 1

  • Shapes and functions of different types of Greek vases
  • Historical development of Greek vase painting
  • Learn to recognise the features of the Geometric Style
  • Terminology for describing the parts of a vase
  • Impact of near-eastern design

Topic 2

  • Black-figure painting and techniques
  • Examples of vase painting
  • Development style and technique of Greek vase painting

Topic 3

  • The red-figure technique
  • Examples of vase painting
  • Development style and technique of Greek vase painting

Topic 4

  • The white ground vase painting technique
  • Three examples of vase painting
  • Developments in style and technique

Topic 5

  • The final examples of vase painting
  • Developments in style and technique of Greek vase painting
  • Comparing red-figure and black-figure vase painting

Topic 6

  • How free-standing sculpture was created
  • The origins of Greek sculpture
  • The use of colour by the artist

Topic 7

  • Four examples of early Greek kouroi
  • The portrayal of the physical form
  • The differences between the Greek and Egyptian approach to 3-D sculpture

Topic 8

  • Four examples of early korai
  • The portrayal of drapery on these statues
  • Compare korai and kouroi

Topic 9

  • Homer builds tension
  • Plot development
  • Similarities and differences
  • Odysseus and women

Topic 10

  • The theme of the supernatural
  • The themes of morality, justice and revenge
  • The nature of Odysseus’ character
  • The Underworld

Topic 11

  • Eurylochus
  • The deaths of the crew
  • Commentary

Topic 12

  • Consideration of the fantastic, mythical or supernatural.
  • The theme of truth and lies or story telling
  • How classical texts can be interpreted by different authors

Topic 13

  • Aeneas and Latinus
  • Virgil and Homer
  • Juno
  • Turnus and Aeneas
  • Furor
  • The portrayal of the Trojans
  • The portrayal of the Carthaginians
  • The portrayal of the Greeks
  • The portrayal of the Italians

Topic 14

  • Thematic knowledge of the Aeneid and Odyssey
  • Plot knowledge of the Aeneid and Odyssey

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Pay Now: GBP 449.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 82.35 with a deposit of GBP
54.90 totalling 549

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