Undergraduate Course: Homer (GREE10002)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||A study of two books of Homer's 'Iliad'.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
Greek 2A (GREE08007) AND
Greek 2B (GREE08008)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should usually have at least 3 courses in Classics related subject matter(at least 2 of which should be in Ancient Greek) at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this) for entry to this course. We will only consider University/College level courses but Elementary ot Intermediate Greek courses will not count. Students beyond Intermediate level but with less Greek than the prerequisite should consider either Greek 2a/2b.
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| 'On successful completion of the course, you will have:
acquired a thorough knowledge of two books of Homer in the original Greek;
deepened your appreciation of the language, style and literary methods of Homer;
developed your understanding and critical appreciation of the thoughts and beliefs evidenced in the Homeric poems;
developed your awareness of the variety of modern critical approaches to Homeric epics, with regard not only to how they came into being, but how they were interpreted in times past, and how we interpret them nowadays;
had experience of working independently and investigating purposefully, exploiting reference, library and networked sources;
presented the results of your investigations in clear, reasoned and well-structured form, oral or written.'
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||In order for a student from outwith Classics to be enrolled, contact must be made with a Course Secretary on 50 3580 in order for approval to be obtained.
|Course organiser||Prof Douglas Cairns
|Course secretary||Ms Elaine Hutchison
Tel: (0131 6)50 3582