- Code GREK2117
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Greek
- Areas of interest Classics and Ancient History
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Topics for study may include: Homeric epic, drama (Euripides and Sophocles), historiography (Herodotos, Thucydides, Xenophon, oratory (Lysias, Demosthenes), art, architecture, Athenian society, Plato and Aristotle, Hellenistic Alexandria, New Testament, the novel. In studying the chosen text or texts and its political, social, and literary context, students continue their study of Ancient Greek language.
Students will select an appropriate text in consultation with the convener.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- by the end of semester students will have increased their ability to read Ancient Greek with pleasure and understanding: some texts at sight, any texts with the aid of dictionaries, grammars, translations, and textual notes.
- students will have become acquainted with a particular author or set of authors, the world they lived in, and the literary genre in question.
- students will have reviewed and extended their understanding of the grammatical constructions of Ancient Greek; and they will have extended their Ancient Greek vocabulary.
Major 3,500 words essay (50%) (LO 1, 2, 3),
and three-hour examination (50%) (LO 1, 2, 3).
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One one-hour meeting and nine hours of associated study time per week.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Assumed KnowledgeAssumed knowledge of GREK2101 or HSC Ancient Greek or equivalent; no other skills required
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