CLLA302 Advanced Classical Texts

UNE has cancelled in-person, paper-based exams for Trimester 2. Instead, all exams will either be transferred to other modes of assessment, or offered online. There may be some discrepancies to published unit information while we work through the University processes to approve the changes and reflect them through publication. Information about online exams is available on UNE's Online Supervised Exams page.

Updated: 16 July 2020
Credit Points 6
Offering
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 On Campus
Intensive School(s)

Intensive schools are for students enrolled in Online Mode only, unless specified in the notes.

Start Finish Attendance Notes
31 July 2020 02 August 2020 Non-Mandatory Only offered if a minimum of three online students from each strand (Latin and Greek) commits to attend.
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.
Pre-requisites 24cp in Greek or Latin or CLLA or a combination of Greek or Latin and CLLA
Co-requisites None
Restrictions CLLA402
Notes

For futher information on the discipline's offerings, please visit the Classics and Ancient History webpage.

Combined Units CLLA402 - Advanced Classical Texts
Coordinator(s) Sarah Lawrence (slawren4@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

In this unit, students in each strand (Greek or Latin) will read substantial portions of key original texts in verse or prose in order to achieve understanding of them both at a linguistic level and for their literary and historical significance. Students will also engage with the tradition of scholarship around these works and develop their own critical engagement with the texts.

Prescribed Material
Mandatory

Text(s):

Note: Students are expected to purchase prescribed material. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.

Euripides Hippolytus

ISBN: 9780862920746
Ferguson, J. (ed), Bristol Classical Press 1991

Note: Greek Strand. (This text is printed on demand so will need to be ordered early)

Text refers to: Trimester 2, On Campus and Online

Longus' Daphnis and Chloe

ISBN: 9780865165939
Byrne, S. and Cueva, E. (eds), Bolchazy-Carducci 2004

Note: Greek Strand.

Text refers to: Trimester 2, On Campus and Online

Ovid: Metamorphoses Book XIV

ISBN: 9780521007931
Myers, K.S., Cambridge University Press 2012

Note: Latin Strand.

Text refers to: Trimester 2, On Campus and Online

Vergil's Aeneid: Book 1-6

ISBN: 9780865164215
Pharr, C. (ed), Bolchazy and Carducci Publishers 2nd ed. 1998

Note: Latin Strand.

Text refers to: Trimester 2, On Campus and Online

Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment
Must
Complete
Title Exam Length Weight Mode No. Words
Compulsory Assessment 1 15% 750
Assessment Notes

Short essay. Content will vary according to Greek or Latin strand.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Compulsory Assessment 2 15% 750
Assessment Notes

Short essay. Content will vary according to Greek or Latin strand.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Compulsory Assessment 3 30% 1500
Assessment Notes

Long essay. Content will vary according to Greek or Latin strand.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Compulsory Take Home Exam 2 hrs 15 mins 40% 2000
Assessment Notes

Greek and Latin: Take Home Exam (timed)

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-3


Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. apply reading skills to complex, unpredictable and extended Greek or Latin texts;
  2. independently apply knowledge and skills to generate and transmit solutions to sophisticated questions about the way in which a particular author uses an ancient language;
  3. analyse and evaluate complex, unpredictable texts using an appropriate metalanguage to complete a range of activities;
  4. apply and transmit specialist information about the style of particular authors, the requirements of the genre and historical and literary context of the text; and
  5. demonstrate broad technical and theoretical knowledge of an ancient language as well as specialist knowledge about a particular author/authors and modern responses to their work.