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Continued study of Greek literature and unseen passages, with emphasis on the development of knowledge of the language. This involves reading important texts by authors such as Sophocles, Euripides, Thucydides, Homer and others, as well as analysing these more fully in their cultural and literary context.
In building on what students have achieved in Greek 234, Greek 235 aims to deepen theirunderstanding of the Classical Greek language and culture as well as to broaden their knowledge of Greek literature. We shall aim to read about 600-700 of authors such as Plato, Thucydides, et al. Each reading session aims not only to clarify the text in terms of its linguistic components, but also to encourage appreciation and discussion of its literary, intellectual and dramatic qualities, and its appeal to ancient (as well as modern) sensibilities. Classes on unseens and grammar will usually be held on a weekly basis.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
CLAS234. Students without the prerequisite but with previous experience in the language may be admitted to the course at the discretion of the Programme Coordinator.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Domestic fee $746.00
International fee $3,038.00
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
For further information see
Humanities and Creative Arts.