Undergraduate Course: Latin Historiography (LATI10001)
|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||This text based course will focus on Latin historiography of the classical period. Certain works will be prescribed reading.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
Latin 2A (LATI08011) AND
Latin 2B (LATI08012)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| Prescribed texts.
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 Latin) 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 or Intermediate Latin courses will not count. Students beyond Intermediate level but with less Latin than the prerequisite should consider taking either Latin 2A/2B.
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| By the end of the course, students should:-
be acquainted with the principles of classical Latin historiography, and with the literary, aesthetic and ideological nature of that literature;
have read in Latin an extensive prescription of classical historiography, with due attention to linguistic and stylistic detail, and literary technique;
be able to discuss critically interpretative issues which arise from the texts and from a range of scholarship.
|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 in order for approval to be obtained.
|Course organiser||Dr Sandra Bingham
Tel: (0131 6)50 6689
|Course secretary||Ms Elaine Hutchison
Tel: (0131 6)50 3582