Undergraduate Course: Lyric (GREE10003)
|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||The aims of the course are to:
familiarize students with important works of Greek lyric, elegiac, and iambic poetry;
study these works in depth, with particular attention to diction, style, and subject-matter;
impart an appreciation of the contrasting aims and methods of the authors studied;
enhance knowledge of Greek language, vocabulary, and poetic style;
encourage students to interpret archaic Greek poetry in its social and historical context.
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 then the prerequisite should consider either Greek 2a/2b.
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| By the end of the course students should be able to:-
- translate fluently and accurately from the prescribed texts into clear and appropriate English;
- comment intelligently on notable matters of form, style, and content (including metre), both in class and in examinations;
- compose well-argued and coherent examination essays;
- compose well-argued, properly referenced, well-researched, and coherent coursework essays;
- make judicious use of dictionaries, commentaries, works of reference, critical studies, and modern translations.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||In order for a student from outwith Classics to be enrolled on this course, contact must be made with a Course Secretary on 50 3580/3582 in order for approval to be obtained.
|Course organiser||Prof Douglas Cairns
|Course secretary||Ms Elaine Hutchison
Tel: (0131 6)50 3582