Units of Study

CLST2604 - Middle Welsh 1

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Jonathan Mark Wooding
Phone: +61 2 9351 3841
Email: jonathan.wooding@sydney.edu.au

Description

Middle Welsh was the language spoken and written in Wales in the Middle Ages (from about the twelfth to the fourteenth century). The most famous text surviving in Middle Welsh is the Mabinogion, a compilation of mythical and legendary material often of much earlier date. In this unit students will develop a knowledge of Middle Welsh grammar and vocabulary and learn to read texts in Middle Welsh.

Assessments

1x2500wd grammar and translation exercise (50%), 1x2hr exam (50%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

18 junior credit points from any of (ARBC, ARCA, ENGL, FRNC, GRKA, GRMN, HBRW, HIST, ITLN, LATN, LNGS, MGRK, SANS, or SPAN

Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit to students enrolled in the BA (advanced) degree programme

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