Study Programmes 2016-2017
WARNING : 2015-2016 version of the course specifications
HIST0016-1  
Exercises in historical issues, including an introduction to bibliography : Greek and Roman history 1
Duration :
15h Th, 30h Pr
Number of credits :
Bachelor in ancient languages and literatures : classics10
Bachelor in information and communication10
Bachelor in modern languages and literatures : German, Dutch and English10
Bachelor in history of art and archaeology : general10
Bachelor in history10
Bachelor in modern languages and literatures : general10
Bachelor in history of art and archaeology : musicology10
Bachelor in ancient languages and literatures : Oriental studies10
Bachelor in philosophy10
Bachelor in French and Romance languages and literatures : general10
Master in history (120 ECTS)10
Master in history (60 ECTS)10
Lecturer :
Yann Berthelet
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
All year long, with partial in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
The first semester will be spent:
  • in part on an introduction to documentary (historical sources) and bibliographic (modern works) research in history of Graeco-Roman antiquity;
  • in part on the comment on documents relating to the classical Greece of the 5th century BC.

The second semester will be spent:
  • in part on the continuation of the introduction to documentary and bibliographic research in history of Graeco-Roman antiquity;
  • in part on the comment on documents relating to the crisis of the Roman Republic (middle of the 2nd century-44 BC).
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
  • Acquisition of autonomy in searching ancient documents and modern bibliography.
  • Acquisition of skills necessary to the commentary on historical documents (critical analysis and synthesis).
  • Acquisition of essential knowledge on the Greece of the 5th century BC and on the crisis of the Roman Republic (middle of the 2nd century-44 BC).
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
None
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Not available.
Recommended or required readings :
Required reading of: -chapter 3, Claude Orrieux et Pauline Schmitt Pantel, Histoire grecque, Paris, Presses universitaires de France, coll. Premier cycle, 2002 (4ème édition) [reading of an earlier edition of the same book will also be appropriate]; -2nd, 3rd and 4th parts of Christophe Badel, La République romaine, Paris, Presses universitaires de France, coll. Licence, 2011.
Assessment methods and criteria :
January exam session:


  • written examination: commentary on historical documents relating to the Greece of the 5th century BC.: 1/3 of the final mark.
The mark will have no effect on the final grade if it doesn't reach 10/20 and the final exam will then be cumulative.
June exam session:


  • oral examination: test on a documentary (historical sources) and bibliographic (modern works) research done individually in library: 1/3 of the final mark.
  • written examination: commentary on historical documents relating to the crisis of the Roman Republic (middle of the 2nd century-44 BC): 1/3 of the final mark.
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
Contacts :
Not available.