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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Evangelina Anagnostou-Laoutides


As for CLA2060


  1. a knowledge of the historical and cultural background to the erotic literature and iconography of ancient Greece and Rome

  1. an in-depth knowledge of the prescribed selection of "authentic" texts, and a context-based understanding of them

  1. a general knowledge and understanding of the themes and issues that are generated in the texts studied

  1. a detailed knowledge and understanding of the reception of body image and sexuality in a cultural, political and didactic context within the societies of Ancient Greece and Rome

  1. knowledge of the literary qualities/character of the received (written) text and awareness of issues of translation and textual authority

  1. the ability to discriminate between evidence, interpretation, opinion and fact in secondary sources


Written work (3100 words): 70%
In class exam: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Evangelina Anagnostou-Laoutides

Contact hours

1 x 1 hour lecture and 1x 1.5 hour tutorial

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Classical studies