• 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
    • AsPr Caillan Davenport
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2023
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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 language. 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.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. read significant passages of the ancient Greek text(s) studied in class 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; and
  5. read Ancient Greek aloud with confidence.

Other Information

Students may enroll in this course more than once. This course is repeatable for credit, up to a maximum of 42 units, and if repeated must be repeated with a different topic each time.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Translation and Commentary Exercise (15) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  2. Essay (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  3. Video Performance and Commentary (25) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  4. Final Exam (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact in language classes over 12 weeks.
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed: GREK2101, GREK6101, GREK2122 or GREK6122, or with permission of the convener. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed GREK6125.

Prescribed Texts

The Convener will indicate the Ancient Greek text(s) to be studied prior to the commencement of the semester.

Majors

Minors

Fees

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

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found 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
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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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
2865 20 Feb 2023 27 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2023 26 May 2023 In Person N/A

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