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ACHASSK173

Roles of key groups in the ancient Greece, Egypt or Rome, including the influence of law and religion

Elaborations

    • outlining the rights of women in ancient Egyptian society (for example, in the areas of marriage, family life, work and education) and their responsibilities (that is, generally limited to the home and family)
    (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)
    • examining evidence of the social structure of Athenian or Spartan society (for example, the roles of citizens, women and slaves in Athenian society and the roles of Spartiates, Perioikoi and Helots in Spartan society)
    (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)
    • outlining the rights of citizens in ancient Athens (for example, the right to vote), their responsibilities (for example, military service, attending assembly meetings) and the invention of freedom
    (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)
    • examining the evidence of the social structure of Roman society (for example, the roles of patricians, plebeians, women and slaves in the city of Rome) and the idea of Republican virtue and its historical resonance
    (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)
  • describing the significance of slavery in the period of the Roman Empire (for example, the acquisition of slaves through warfare, the use of slaves as gladiators and agricultural labourers, and the rise of freedmen)

    (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)

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