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    A study of selections from two Greek authors of the Classical period.

    This is a paper for advanced studies 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.

    About this paper

    Paper title Intermediate Greek Authors
    Subject Greek
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
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    GREK 211
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music
    The paper is suitable for students who have taken GREK 211 or an equivalent Ancient Greek paper.
    Teaching staff

    Lecturer: To be confirmed.

    Paper Structure

    The paper covers three key themes:

    • Translation of and critical commentary on Greek texts
    • Ancient Greek vocabulary
    • Ancient Greek grammar
    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 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)


    Semester 2

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Monday 09:00-09:50 29-35, 37-42
    Wednesday 09:00-09:50 29-35, 37-42
    Thursday 09:00-09:50 29-35, 37-42
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