Undergraduate Course: Greek Language (B) (GREE10010)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The course is only for students in their fourth (Senior Honours) year who did not take Greek Language A in their third year (usually because they were on a study abroad year). It aims to develop advanced language skills through regular unseen translation from Greek into English and through other forms of linguistic study.
The course aims to develop advanced language skills through regular unseen translation from Greek into English and through other forms of linguistic study, such as translation from English to Greek (prose composition) and Greek textual criticism.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|Prohibited Combinations|| Students MUST NOT also be taking
Greek Language (A) (GREE10009)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 15,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10,
Summative Assessment Hours 3,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||One (3-hour) Degree Exam paper - 100%.
||Feedback will be given throughout both semesters, in the form of written feedback on language exercises and unseens. Students can discuss that feedback further with the Course Organiser during their published office hours or by appointment.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||Greek Language (B)||3:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- demonstrate in the final examination and class work that they can translate into good English a range of unseen Greek texts, both prose and verse, with a high degree of fluency and accuracy;
- demonstrate in the final examination and class work that they have achieved competence in particular skills-based topics in Greek language;
- demonstrate in the final examination and class work that they have improved their linguistic abilities in general, their analytical skills, and their literary appreciation.
|Denniston, J.D. (1952) Greek prose Style, Oxford.|
Denniston, J.D. (1954) The Greek Particles, Oxford
Dover, K. J. (1997) The evolution of Greek prose style, Oxford
Goodwin, W.W. (1965 repr. from 1875) Syntax of the Greek Moods and Tenses (Walton-on-Thames)
Goodwin, W. W. (1997 repr. from 1894) Greek Grammar, Walton-on-Thames
Kühner, R, Gerth, B. Ausführliche Grammatik der griechischen Sprache II (Hanover, 1898-1904)
P.Maas, Textual Criticism (Oxford, 1958)
Probert, P. (2003) A New Short Guide to the Accentuation of Ancient Greek, London
L.D.Reynolds and N.G.Wilson, Scribes and Scholars, ed. 3 (Oxford, 1991)
Smyth, H.W. (1979) Greek Grammar, Cambridge, Mass.
M.L.West, Textual Criticism and Editorial Technique (Stuttgart, 1973)
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Greek Language (B)
|Course organiser||Dr Richard Rawles
|Course secretary||Miss Sara Dennison
Tel: (0131 6)50 2501