Classics of Greek Literature (GRKA3606)


In this unit we undertake advanced study of select genres of Greek literature, such as choral lyric, epinician, mime and the novel. It is intended for students with a firm command of Greek literary language and close familiarity with two or more other poetic or prose genres. Language skills will continue to be tested and developed by periodic exercises in unseen translation. Texts will be advised in advance on the Department of Classics and Ancient History website.

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3x1-hr seminars/week


1x2hr exam (45%), 5x100wd unseen translation exercises (10%) and 1x2000wd essay (45%)

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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.

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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.