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Oxford is uniquely placed for the combined study of Classics and Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, not least in the numerous and varied teaching staff in each faculty. The Ashmolean Museum houses collections of ancient artefacts, including coins, vases and manuscripts. The Art, Archaeology and Ancient World Library brings together books on the classical world and ancient Egypt and the near east, with a particular emphasis on history and art.
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The Oxford course lasts four years and spans authors and periods from the Greek ‘dark ages’ to the period when the Roman empire dominated the Mediterranean – almost a millennium.
Classical Archaeology and Ancient History (CAAH)
CAAH is the opportunity to study the history, archaeology and art of societies and cultures of the ancient Mediterranean. The course lasts three years and involves work both in university classes led by an archaeologist and historian, and in tutorials.
Ancient and Modern History
This course enables students to study history from the Bronze Age Mediterranean and Near East, through the Roman Empire, middle ages, and early modern period, right up to British, European and world history in the present day.