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Question: TMA03 Classical Studies (Part 2) 82%
Why were the games important to the Romans?

Answer: The games were not only a source of entertainment for the citizens...


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  • Subject: Classical Studies
  • Course: A103
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 82%
  • Words: 913
  • Date submitted: January 13, 2009
  • Date written: July, 2004
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 97

Question: TMA03 Classical Studies (Part 1) 82%

Critically evaluate the relationship between form and function in three aspects of the design and construction of the Colosseum. Answer in not more than 300 words.

Answer: When designing and building the Colosseum, the Romans had many issues to...


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  • Subject: Classical Studies
  • Course: A103
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 82%
  • Words: 300
  • Date submitted: January 13, 2009
  • Date written: March, 2006
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 96

Question: Who were the spectators at the Roman games? Discuss the relationship between them and the performers they watched. (Answer in not more than 900 words.)

Answer: The Roman games attracted a broad cross-section of Roman society. All were...


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  • Subject: Classical Studies
  • Course: A103
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 78%
  • Words: 990
  • Date submitted: January 26, 2009
  • Date written: September, 2004
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 349

Question: In not more than 300 words, discuss the ways in which modern football stadia are similar to the architecture of the Colosseum in Rome, and how they differ from it.

Answer: The architectural style of the Colosseum, built almost two thousand years ago,...


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  • Subject: Classical Studies
  • Course: A103
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 76%
  • Words: 500
  • Date submitted: January 26, 2009
  • Date written: September, 2004
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 347

Question: Discuss the role of Athena as a patron deity in Athens.

Answer: Athena the goddess is Athens itself - i.e. the real and concrete...


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  • Subject: Classical Studies
  • Course: Classical Studies
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 68%
  • Words: 3975
  • Date submitted: July 28, 2009
  • Date written: April, 2003
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 1960

Question: Discuss and analyse the themes which arise in Sophocles’ Antigone.

Answer: In his Poetics, Aristotle set the guidelines for the form of tragedy,...


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  • Subject: Classical Studies
  • Course: Classical Studies
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 65%
  • Words: 2946
  • Date submitted: April 17, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 1433

Question: The Role of the Plague in the Tragedy of Athens

Answer: Despair, hopelessness, lawlessness, loss of religion, custom and culture, total moral decay...


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  • Subject: Classical Studies
  • Course: Classical Studies
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 62%
  • Words: 1926
  • Date submitted: May 04, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 1513

Question: How Greek and how Roman is Terence’s Adelphoe?

Answer: Terence, like one of the other main dramatists of the Roman era...


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  • Subject: Classical Studies
  • Course: Classical Studies
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 61%
  • Words: 1434
  • Date submitted: December 15, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2586

Question: Discuss the use of Irony in Sophocles’s King Oedipus.

Answer: Irony has many forms or definitions depending upon the situations in which...


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  • Subject: Classical Studies
  • Course: Classical Studies
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 61%
  • Words: 1047
  • Date submitted: October 15, 2008
  • Date written: November, 2001
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2546

Question: Approaches to the past are largely determined by the intellectual climate of the times. To what extent does this statement apply to Book One of Herodotus?

Answer: To a significant degree Herodotus’ Histories were undoubtedly determined by the intellectual...


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  • Subject: Classical Studies
  • Course: World Literature
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 61%
  • Words: 1888
  • Date submitted: July 18, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 1921

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