Latin Imperial Prose (LATN3606)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit expands students' knowledge of the prose literature of the Roman Empire through a study of one or more important texts from this vital period in Rome's literary development. The focus of the unit will be on the interpretation, literary appreciation and generic and/or historical background of the texts. Language skills will continue to be tested and developed by periodic exercises in unseen translation.

Further unit of study information

Classes

3x1hr lectures/week

Assessment

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

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

LATN3600

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.