History - Greek Tyrants and Roman Dictators | Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

History - Greek Tyrants and Roman Dictators at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

History - Greek Tyrants and Roman Dictators at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Price: £38.00 Starts: 07/11/2019 Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Tutor: Richard Marsden Ends: 14/11/2019 Location: Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: THU Duration: 2 weeks

About this course

Discover the origins and distinctive features of government by Tyrant in the Ancient Geek world; compare other forms of government at the time and decide which you think worked best. Find out exactly where the sword of Damocles fits into the story. The second class is about the powers and personalities of Roman Dictators and their successes and failures from Fabius the Delayer’s campaign against Hannibal to Rome’s water supply and sewerage system and Julius Caesar’s assassination.

How will I be taught?

The tutor will use as much contemporary material as possible, combined with modern analysis and literary and archaeological evidence, to tell the story and understand the motives and lives of the people at all levels of society and throughout the then Roman Empire.
While there is no formal assessment your learning will be evaluated in informal ways such as questioning and discussion.

What do I need to bring with me?

Writing materials for note taking. Handouts will be provided. If the visit option is chosen arrangements will be discussed and agreed by students.

What can I do next?

Kent Adult Education has a wide range of History courses, including ‘The Good Roman Emperors’ or alternatively to our Latin Introductory and Beginner courses for those who wish to study the language itself.
Please visit www.kentadulteducation.co.uk

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join this course .No experience necessary just love of history and knowledge.

About the Tutor: Richard Marsden

Richard has taught for Kent Adult Education for a number of years. He has an MA (Cantab) and a BA (Hons) in Modern and Medieval Languages. His mother is French and he has family connections in France and he also knows Latin. He is a keen amateur local historian with a particular interest in the traditional buildings of Kent.

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Getting there

Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Hatton House
Bradbourne Road
TN13 3QN

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code SEV/80571/H/NC.
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