CLLA304 Classical Verse Texts

Updated: 25 September 2019
Credit Points 6
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 1 Online
Armidale Trimester 1 On Campus
Intensive School(s)

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

Start Finish Attendance Notes
03 April 2020 05 April 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 18cp in CLLA or Greek or Latin including CLLA201 or GRK220 or LATN220 or permission of head of school
Co-requisites None
Restrictions CLLA204 or CLLA404

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.

Coordinator for Greek: Matthew Dillon

Coordinator for Latin: Tristan Taylor

Combined Units CLLA404 - Classical Verse Texts
Coordinator(s) Tristan Taylor (
Unit Description

In this unit students in each strand (Greek or Latin) will read verse 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.

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 verse 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.