• 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
  • Course convener
    • Dr Paul Burton
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2017
    Second Semester 2017
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This course offers students the chance to explore the literary, historical and cultural contexts of Ancient Greece though the close study of a text or series of texts read in the original Greek. Each iteration of the course is designed around a single author, genre, or theme. There will be further tuition in and revision of the grammar and syntax of Ancient Greek.

GREK2125 is offered every semester. Students may enrol in this course code more than once.

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. Read significant passages of the ancient text(s) studied with the aid of a dictionary and a commentary.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of specific grammatical concepts and core vocabulary relevant to the text(s).
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the author(s)' literary style, compositional approach and/or rhetorical effects.
  4. Discuss the literary, historical and cultural contexts of the text(s) studied. 

Indicative Assessment

Exercises (1000 words) 20% [LO 1, 2, 3, 4]

Essay (2000 words) 25% [LO 1, 2, 3, 4]

45-minute mid-semester test 15% [LO 1, 2, 3, 4]

Final three-hour exam 40% [LO 1, 2, 3, 4]

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Workload


130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact in language classes.
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed GREK2101. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed GREK6125. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

As prescribed for each special topic.

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
2017 $2856
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4080
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
Greek Literature
3257 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 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
Greek Literature
8241 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A
Reading Course
8870 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A

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