Advanced Latin (LATN3600)

UNIT OF STUDY

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

Further unit of study information

Classes

3x1hr seminars/week

Assessment

1x1000wd equivalent language assignments (30%), 2x750wd analysis exercises (30%), 1x2hr exam (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

LATN2601

Prohibitions

LATN3607

Study this unit outside a degree

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.