• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Advanced
    Specialist
  • Course subject Latin
  • Areas of interest Classics and Ancient History
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Ioannis Ziogas
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
    Second Semester 2014
    See Future Offerings

Students continue their study of Latin literature, culture, history and language through the close study of a single author, a genre, or a theme. The special topic for each course (one per semester) will be announced in the previous year. The class will read the prescribed text in class. Topics for discussion will emerge from the reading. There will be further tuition in and revision of the grammar and syntax of Latin.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 

  1. Identify  grammatical constructions and remember significant vocabulary .
  2. Demonstrate Latin language skills by reading with understanding some passages of the author studied at sight; other passages with the aid of a dictionary and a commentary.
  3. Analyse the compositional style of the author studied and understand the impact of this style on the audience or reader.
  4. Set the text studied in its historical, social and cultural context.

Indicative Assessment

Exercises 1500 words (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1-3]

Essay 2500 words (25%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]

Mid-semester test (15%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]

Final three-hour exam (40%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]

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Workload

Three one-hour  meetings and seven hours of associated study time per week.  

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed LATN6101. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed LATN2125.

Prescribed Texts

As prescribed for each special topic.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee Description
1994-2003 $1542
2014 $2478
2013 $2472
2012 $2472
2011 $2424
2010 $2358
2009 $2286
2008 $2286
2007 $2286
2006 $2286
2005 $2286
2004 $1926
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3618
2014 $3762
2013 $3756
2012 $3756
2011 $3756
2010 $3750
2009 $3618
2008 $3618
2007 $3618
2006 $3618
2005 $3618
2004 $3618
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Latin Literature A
4355 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Latin Literature B
8422 21 Jul 2014 08 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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