• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Latin
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

Topics for study may include: epic, historiography, satire, oratory, personal poetry, art, architecture, Roman philosophy and religion, early imperial society, Medieval Latin; authors may include Catullus, Virgil, Ovid, Martial, Cicero, Caesar, Livy, and Pliny the Younger. In studying the chosen text (or collection of texts) and its political, social, and literary context, students continue their study of the Latin 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:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • by the end of semester students will have increased their ability to read Latin 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 Latin; and they will have extended their Latin vocabulary.

Indicative Assessment

Major 3,500 words essay (50%) (LO 1, 2, 3)

and final three hour examination (40%) (LO 1, 2, 3).


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Workload

One hour each week in class during the semester (13 hours)

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed LATN2101. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course.

You will need to contact the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

TBA

Assumed Knowledge

Assumed knowledge of LATN2101 or HSC Latin or equivalent; no other skills required

Majors

Minors

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. Tuition fees are indexed annually. 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
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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