Undergraduate Course: Comoedia (LATI10010)
|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 course will offer an introduction to Roman Comedy, with detailed study of at least two plays, and will conclude with a brief look at later classicising drama from the 12th century.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
Latin 2A (LATI08011) AND
Latin 2B (LATI08012)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Advanced-level ability in Latin language and literature, equivalent to two years' study at the University of Edinburgh (if uncertain, consult the course organiser).
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| By the end of the course, students should:-
- be familiar with the way in which Roman comedy developed in its historical and dramatic context;
- have some awareness of the classical background to the development of later medieval drama;
- have read in Latin plays from both the classical and medieval period, with due attention to linguistic and stylistic detail and to literary and dramatic technique.
|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||Prof Andrew Erskine
Tel: (0131 6)50 3591
|Course secretary||Ms Elaine Hutchison
Tel: (0131 6)50 3582