THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2006/2007
Classical Gaelic Verse (CT0090)
Semester 1 begins with the metrical training of the Classical Gaelic bards, followed by study of selected poems from T. F. O'Rahilly's Measgra Danta and Danta Gradha.
Home subject area
? Normal year taken : 3rd year
? Contact Teaching Time : 1 hour(s) per week for 22 weeks
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
The aims of the course are to develop (1) a facility in handling Gaelic syllabic verse of the Early Modern ('Classical') period, (2) an understanding of the metrical and linguistic basis of the poetry of this period, (3) a sense of the professional activity and court milieu which lies behind the Classical poetry, and (4) some direct familiarity with the primary and secondary resources for the study of the period and its literature.
The Degree Examination counts for 50% of the total marks available for each course, and the Classwork marks count for 50%. The Degree Examination consists of one 2-hour paper to be sat in the April/May diet. Classwork marks are assessed on the basis of the translation and other exercises.
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Miss Christina Arja Strauch
Dr A Gunderloch
Course Website : http://www.arts.ed.ac.uk/celtic/
School Website : http://www.llc.ed.ac.uk/
College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/