Introducing the Classical world
Introducing the Classical world

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Introducing the Classical world


This free course is adapted from a former Open University course called 'Exploring the classical world (A219).' [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

This course was written by Dr Phil Perkins.

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Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to reproduce material in this course:

Course image: Erik Törner in Flickr made available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence.

Figure 1 Plan of the streets of Rome. Reproduced from Steinby, E.M. (ed), Lexicon Topographicum Urbis Romae, 1993, vol 1, Figure 123a;

Figure 2 Statue of Pompey Photo: © c. 1890 Alinari Archives - Anderson Archives, Florence;

Figure 3 Pelike (storage jar), the Lykaon Painter, Greek, Classical period. Photograph: © 2007 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston;

Figure 1.1 Photo: Alinari Archives 1985-1995

Figure 1.2 Photo: AKG-Images, London/ Gilles Mermet

Figure 1.3 Photo: © Copyright The Trustees of the British Museum

Figure 1.4 Photo: Bernard Prudhomme

Figure 1.5 Photo: © Copyright The Trustees of the British Museum

All Maps from Hornblower, S. and Spawforth, A, “The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilisation” © 1998, Oxford Univeresity Press

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