CLLA302 Advanced Classical Texts

Updated: 25 September 2019
Credit Points 6
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 a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The paper-based exam will be held at an established exam venue, and coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.
Pre-requisites 24cp in Greek or Latin or CLLA or a combination of Greek or Latin and CLLA
Co-requisites None
Restrictions CLLA402

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 (
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.

Materials Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
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.