ANT1101 - Ancient History


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 6 hours E

Course content

This course is an introduction to Greco-Roman history and civilization.

Learning outcome

A candidate who passes this course is expected to have the following learning outcome according to the course curriculum, defined as knowledge and skills:


  • Students should acquire basic knowledge of Greek and Roman history and civilisation, primarily from 800 BC to 476 AD. This includes knowledge of how to use the primary sources of Greek and Roman Antiquity and awareness of problems and challenges related to the use of such sources (texts, monuments, inscriptions etc).


  • Students should acquire the skills of performing historical analyses of the different periods of Antiquity, explaining also the history and methods pertaining to Ancient history as a university subject.
  • They should also be able to give an account of the reception of Antiquity, that is the historical continuity of cultural phenomena (art, music, literature, philosophy, political theory etc.).

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminars.

Four learning activities (group presentations), where three out of four possible are mandatory.

At the end of the term a six hours written exam with assignment related to the syllabus is conducted.

Compulsory assignments

  • Obl. 1 - activity
  • Obl. 2 - activity
  • Obl. 3 - activity
  • Obl. 4 - activity

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

The curriculum is primary sources in translation and secondary literature.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HFANT101 15.0
HFANT110 15.0
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Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Classical Civilization
  • Latin
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Historical and Classical Studies


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 E 2023-12-08 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL319 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL215 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL110 turkis sone Sluppenvegen 14 39
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 E INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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