units

ATS2751

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitArchaeology and Ancient History
OfferedClayton First semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Eva Anagnostou-Laoutides

Notes

Previously coded CLA2210

Synopsis

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.

Outcomes

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 variety of Latin styles;
  4. Interpretive skills in relation to Latin literature, and an understanding of the texts in their historical and cultural contexts.

Assessment

Written assignments: 40%
Two 1-hour Written tests: 60%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Four 1-hour seminars per week

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

Prohibitions

ATS1271