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GREK329 Advanced Greek Authors 2

A study of works of two Greek authors of the Classical period.

This is a paper for advanced students in Ancient Greek. The paper focuses on two different Greek authors and is taught via the close reading and translation of selected texts. The paper develops advanced skills in translation and critical commentary.

Paper title Advanced Greek Authors 2
Paper code GREK329
Subject Greek
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $904.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,954.75

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GREK 212
Schedule C
Arts and Music
The paper is suitable for students who have taken GREK 212 or an equivalent Ancient Greek paper.
Teaching staff
Lecturer: Dr Arlene Allan
Paper Structure
The paper covers three key themes:
  • Translation of and critical commentary on Greek texts
  • Ancient Greek vocabulary
  • Ancient Greek grammar
Internal Assessment 50%
Teaching Arrangements
This paper is offered on alternate years in rotation with GREK 328.
To be agreed with students enrolled in the paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Self-motivation, Teamwork, Scholarship, Communication.
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Learning Outcomes
  • An understanding of fundamental Ancient Greek vocabulary and grammar
  • The ability to understand Greek texts and translate them accurately into English
  • An enhanced understanding of English as a language
  • Skills in information processing (e.g. analysing, understanding, interpreting and thinking critically)
  • Skills in self-management and independent work (e.g. in planning, organising and managing time as you prepare for class)
  • Experience of teamwork and co-operation in small-group environments (e.g. by participating in class and engaging with classmates)
  • Development of creative problem-solving skills

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Second Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
L1 Monday 09:00-09:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 09:00-09:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 09:00-09:50 28-34, 36-41