- Code GREK3125
- 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
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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- read significant passages of the ancient Greek text(s) studied in class with the aid of a dictionary and a commentary;
- demonstrate knowledge of specific grammatical concepts and core vocabulary relevant to the text(s);
- demonstrate an understanding of the author/s' literary style, compositional approach and/or rhetorical effects;
- discuss the literary, historical and cultural contexts of the text(s) studied; and
- read Ancient Greek aloud with confidence.
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.
- Translation and Commentary Exercise (15) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Essay (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Video Performance and Commentary (25) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Final Exam (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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Workload130 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.
Requisite and Incompatibility
The Convener will indicate the Ancient Greek text(s) to be studied prior to the commencement of the semester.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Unit value:
- 6 units
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