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CLA4220 - Intermediate Latin B/3

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader(s): Dr Evangelina Anagnostou-Laoutides


Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)


In this unit students advance their grammatical and syntactical knowledge of Latin, while reading and discussing a variety of historical and poetic Latin texts. This unit is designed not only to increase students' experience in reading Latin but also to equip students with the interpretive skills to approach Latin literature critically. Students explore relevant aspects of Roman mythology and poetic technique, and emphasis is given to the historical, political and cultural contexts of the texts studied in class.


On completion of this unit, students will have gained:

  1. An extensive knowledge of Classical Latin grammar;
  2. An extensive vocabulary in Classical Latin;
  3. Reading experience in a variety of Latin styles;
  4. Interpretive skills in relation to Latin literature, and an understanding of the texts in their historical and cultural contexts.


Written assignments: 40%
2 x 1 hour Written tests: 60%

Contact hours

4 x 1 hour seminars





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