Advanced Greek (GRKA3600)


This unit offers advanced study and practice in the literary language of ancient Greek. Reading and translation skills will be honed by weekly language classes and the translation of unseen passages; exercises in Greek composition will further develop knowledge and appreciation of literary Greek. The unit will also involve the close reading and analysis of classic works of Greek prose and/or poetry, paying close attention to style and diction, and to literary and narrative technique.

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3x1hr seminars/week


Weekly assignments equivalent to 2250wds (45%), Weekly tests equivalent to 220wds (45%), Seminar participation (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?


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Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.