Units of Study

PALI1001 - Pali A

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Mark Allon

Description

Pali is a major canonical language of Buddhism. The scriptures of the Theravada School of Buddhism, which represent the oldest Buddhist writings preserved in an Indic language, are in Pali as are the commentaries and historical literature of the School. This unit will provide a grounding in the language and enable the student to read simple texts in Pali.

Assessments

3x1000wd class tests (32%), 1xoral recitation (8%), class participation (10%), 1x2-hr exam (50%)

Textbooks

Warder, A. K., Introduction to Pali (Pali Text Society, Oxford, 1991)

Classes

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

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PALI1001 - Pali A

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Mark Allon

Description

Pali is a major canonical language of Buddhism. The scriptures of the Theravada School of Buddhism, which represent the oldest Buddhist writings preserved in an Indic language, are in Pali as are the commentaries and historical literature of the School. This unit will provide a grounding in the language and enable the student to read simple texts in Pali.

Assessments

3x1000wd class tests (32%), 1xoral recitation (8%), class participation (10%), 1x2-hr exam (50%)

Textbooks

Warder, A. K., Introduction to Pali (Pali Text Society, Oxford, 1991)

Classes

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

A timetable is not available for this session.
Please refer to the list of Units of Study on the left-hand menu to view the units on offer for the relevant academic year.

The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney