Advanced Ancient Greek C

Subject CLAS40017 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

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

This subject is not offered in 2011.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Three hours per week
Total Time Commitment: Total of 10 hours per week; total time commitment 120 hours
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:


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 Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Ancient and Medieval Studies
Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Classical Studies and Archaeology
Classical Studies and Archaeology
Classical Studies and Archaeology
Classical Studies and Archaeology
Classical Studies and Archaeology
Medieval and Renaissance Studies

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