• 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.

Learning Outcomes

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.

Indicative Assessment

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

To enrol in this course you must have completed GREK2101. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course.

Assumed Knowledge

Assumed knowledge of GREK2101 or HSC Ancient Greek or equivalent; no other skills required




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

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Student Contribution Band:
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.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $2718
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3876
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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