Rome

Higher Classical Studies

The Higher Classical Studies course covers topics:

• Classical Society
          Life in Classical Greece: Power and Freedom
          Life in the Roman World: Power and Freedom
• Classical Literature: Antigone

More information a can be found at the SQA Website.

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Classical Society: Life in Classical Greece [Websites]

Ancient-Greece.org
Detailed website on various aspects of life in Ancient Greece




Classical Society: Life in Classical Greece [Videos]

The Cradle of Civilisation
Epic documentary on Classical Greece [2hr 20min]

Ancient Greek Society
Youtube playlist of 9 videos covering different aspects of Ancient Greece

Classical Society: Life in the Roman World [Websites]

Spartacus Educational
Links to information about aspects of the Roman world

Ancient History Sourcebook
Links to primary source from the Roman world

Classical Society: Life in the Roman World [Videos]

Meet the Romans with Mary Beard
Youtube playlist of the 3 episodes

What Was it Like to be a Roman Slave?
Short summary of life for different types of slave [11min]

Classical Literature: Antigone [Websites]

Antigone: Summary and Analysis
Brief sumary and discussion of the play

The House of Thebes
Background mythology of Antigone's family tree

Classical Literature: Antigone [Videos]

Antigone by Sophocles: An Animated Summary
Sketchnote summary of the play [8min] 

Antigone
Television play in 11 parts

Speyside High

M McMinn
Speyside High School
speysidehistory@hotmail.co.uk