ANT1102 - Ancient Literature


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 6 hours E

Course content

This course is an introduction to Greco-Roman literature, studied in translation. The texts represent different genres and are studied in their historical context.

Learning outcome

A candidate who has passed the exam is expected to have the following learning outcome:


  • Basic knowledge about ancient Greek and Roman literature, its function in contemporary times, its transmission and its importance in the European history of literature.


  • Ability to identify literary genres and see connections in the history of literature

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminars.

Four learning activities (group presentations), where three out of four possible are mandatory.

Compulsory assignments

  • Obl. 1 - activity
  • Obl. 1 - activity
  • Obl. 3 - activity
  • Obl. 4 - activity

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

The curriculum consists of primary sources in translation and of secondary literature (see separate list for curriculum).

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HFANT110 15.0
HFANT102 15.0
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Classical Civilization
  • Greek
  • Latin
  • Comparative Literature
Contact information


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 E 2023-11-24 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 E INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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