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Greek 2A (GREE08007)







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Visiting Students must have passed the equivalent of Greek 1B or Greek 1D. Visiting Students must request enrolment via the Visiting Student Office in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Course Summary

The main objective of Greek 2A is to advance further the student's knowledge of the Classical Greek language and to develop the ability to read independently in Classical Greek with linguistic and literary understanding.

Course Description

This course will focus on Greek grammar and syntax, unseen translation from Greek to English, and reading and interpretation of prescribed prose and verse texts. In lectures attention is paid to linguistic and literary aspects of the texts, to cultural and historical contexts, and to generic affiliations. In tutorials attention is paid to the honing of students' expertise in the reading and writing of Greek, and in literary and textual criticism, to a more advanced level than first year Greek.

Assessment Information

Written Exam 60%, Coursework 40%, Practical Exam 0%

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