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Note: Unit of Study withdrawn
ANHS5901 Classical Texts in Translation has been withdrawn from the list of units of study available in 2012.
ANHS5901 - Classical Texts in Translation
Semester 2, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Frances Muecke
Phone: +61 2 9351 2672
This unit of study explores key works of Classical literature in translation, with a focus on the messages they bore in their original contexts. The textual production of the ancient world provides a pathway into a broader understanding of Greek and Roman thought and culture: Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, for example, introduces the reader to the worldview and outlook of archaic Greece; Seneca's bloody and violent tragedies give stark insight into the uncertainties of life under Nero.
1x2500wd major research essay (50%) and 1x2hr exam (35%) and participation (15%)
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