CLLA303 Classical Prose 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 18cp of CLLA or Greek or Latin including CLLA201 or GRK220 or LATN220
Co-requisites None
Restrictions CLLA203 or CLLA403
Notes

Second-year candidates are strongly recommended to complete CLLA202 prior to enrolling in this unit.

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

Combined Units CLLA403 - Classical Prose Texts
Coordinator(s) Tristan Taylor (ttaylo33@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

In this unit students in each strand (Greek or Latin) will read prose texts in order to achieve understanding of these texts at an advanced linguistic level and develop an appreciation of their literary/historical significance. The texts set vary from year to year and are shared with CLLA403.

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.

Cicero: Pro Marco Caelio

ISBN: 9781107643482
Cicero (ed. A.R. Dyck), Cambridge University Press 1st ed. 2013

Note: Latin Strand.

Text refers to: Trimester 2, On Campus and Online

Reading Medieval Latin

ISBN: 9780521447478
Sidwell, K. Cambride University Press 1st 2014

Note: e-book is also available (ISBN: 9781107299146)

Text refers to: Trimester 2, On Campus and Online

Selections from Herodotus

ISBN: 9780806141701
Barbour, A.L., University of Oklahoma Press 2nd ed. 2011

Note: Greek Strand.

Text refers to: Trimester 2, On Campus and Online

Thucydides: The Peloponnesian War Book 2

ISBN: 9780521339292
Rusten, J.S. (ed), Cambridge University Press 2003

Note: Greek 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 Greek: Assessment 1 15% 750
Assessment Notes

Short essay. Greek strand.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Compulsory Greek: Assessment 2 15% 750
Assessment Notes

Short essay. Greek strand.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Compulsory Greek: Assignment 3 30% 1500
Assessment Notes

Long essay. Greek strand.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Compulsory Latin: Assessment 1 15% 750
Assessment Notes

Short Essay. Latin strand.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Compulsory Latin: Assessment 2 15% 750
Assessment Notes

Short essay. Latin strand.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Compulsory Latin: Assessment 3 30% 1500
Assessment Notes

Long essay. 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: 1-5


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 prose 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.