course-details-portlet

LAT1004 - Text Course III in Latin: Ancient prose II

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours ORDBOK

Course content

This course offers a further study of the different genres of latin prose of antiquity (with particular emphasis on the imperial period). Latin syntax and stilistics are studied in greater depth.

Learning outcome

Students at this course are expected to meet the following learning objectives, divided into knowledge and skills:

Knowledge
Students should acquire basic knowledge through the reading of Latin prose texts (with focus on philosophy) from the so-called Silver Age of Latin literature, as well as an overview of the history of the Roman prose literature from this period (Tiberius to Trajan).

Skills
Students should acquire the skills of reading, translating and interpreting prose texts (in the original language) from the Silver Age, perform grammatical and stylistic analyses of these texts and relate them to their literary, cultural and historical contexts, as well as be able to translate from Latin to Norwegian.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures. Among the activites are six smaller assignments, which have to be handed in, consisting in translations. Three of these assignments are compulsory.

Compulsory assignments

  • exercise
  • exercise
  • exercise

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

None

Course materials

Ca 30 pages Latin prose, mostly from the imperial period. Different literary genres should be included.

More on the course

No

Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Classical Civilization
  • History
  • Latin
  • Language Studies
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Institutt for historiske og klassiske studier

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written examination

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

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

More on examinations at NTNU