KLAS2001 - European Literature in Antiquity


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 6 hours E

Course content

This course offers a survey of European literature from antiquity. Latin and/or Greek texts are read and studied.

Learning outcome

A candidate who passes this course is expected to have the following learning outcome according to the course curriculum, defined as knowledge and skills:

The candidate is expected to
- have knowledge about latin poetry from the Late Republic and the Roman Empire.
- have knowledge about the Roman lyrical poetry's history.

The candidate is expected to
- be able to read and interpret original texts from Roman lyrical poetry, and master the vocabulary used in the texts.
- be able to give an gramatical and stylistic analysis of the texts on the syllabus.
- be able to identify the different metres of the texts in the original language.
- be able to discuss the Roman lyrical poetry in a literary, cultural and historical context.
- have basic skills in textual critisizm.

Learning methods and activities

1-2 seminars. Compulsory oral presentation of a chosen text.

Compulsory assignments

  • Oral presentation

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

Approx. 140 pages text, to be chosen in agreement with the responsible lecturer.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

No.of specialization hours: 2

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Greek
  • Latin
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Institutt for historiske og klassiske studier



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
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