Advanced Ancient Greek C

Subject CLAS40017 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 4 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Three hours per week
Total Time Commitment: Total of 10 hours per week; total time commitment 120 hours
Prerequisites: CLAS20013 (Intermediate Ancient Greek A) , CLAS20014 (Intermediate Ancient Greek B) , CLAS20015 (Intermediate Ancient Greek: Koine) and CLAS20016 (Intermediate Ancient Greek: Tragedy), or an approved equivalent, or admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth year honours in classics.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: 107-352; 670-394 Advanced Ancient Greek C
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry.
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Assoc Prof Christopher Mackie


Chris Mackie

Subject Overview:

This subject is designed to provide the opportunity for extensive reading and class discussion of Ancient Greek literary and non-literary texts. The focus is on reading various complete texts, rather than extracts, to facilitate engagement of linguistic and hermeneutical study in a fully integrated fashion.

  • have read a number of Ancient Greek texts in the original, consolidating their knowledge of grammar and syntax and extending their vocabulary.
  • have encountered texts in a variety of styles and genres.
Assessment: A 1-hour in-class test, equivalent to 1000 words 20% (held in the middle of the semester), a second in-class test, equivalent to 1000 words 20% (held at the end of semester), a research assessment task of 1000 words 20% (due during the examination period), and a 2-hour examination, equivalent to 2000 words 40% (held during the examination period).
Prescribed Texts:

A subject reader will be available.

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • possess critical thinking skills.
  • be able to think in theoretic terms.
  • be familiar with the communication conventions of another culture.
Notes: Formerly available as 107-352. Students who have completed 107-352 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
Related Course(s): Diploma in Arts (Ancient Languages)
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Ancient and Medieval Studies
Ancient, Medieval && Early Modern Studies
Classical Studies && Archaeology
Classical Studies and Archaeology
Classical Studies and Archaeology
Classical Studies and Archaeology
Classical Studies and Archaeology
Medieval && Renaissance Studies

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