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Greek Literature and History - GRKA3603

Year - 2018

The histories of Herodotus, Thucydides and Xenophon and the speeches of Antiphon, Andocides, Lysias, Isocrates, Demosthenes, Aeschines, Lycurgus, and Demades are our primary sources for the political and social history of Athens and Greece in the fifth and fourth centuries BC. This unit offers a close reading of historical and rhetorical texts and detailed analysis of the rhetorical and ideological construction of truth in Classical Athens. Language skills will continue to be tested and developed by periodic exercises in unseen translation.

Classes
3x1hr seminars/week

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

Co-requisites

GRKA3600

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Classics and Ancient History
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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