Units of study

GRKA3602 - Greek Epic

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Tamara Neal

Description

The Iliad, the Odyssey and the poems of Hesiod are the classics of the classics. This unit offers an introduction to the language, style and content of the Greek epics which served as the foundations of Greek cultural identity and are the primary textual sources for Bronze Age, Geometric and Archaic Greek language, religion, history and thought.

Assessments

participation (10%), 1x2000 word essay (40%) and 1x2 hour exam (50%)

Classes

3x1 hour seminars per week

Corequisites

GRKA2601 or equivalent

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