LAT1004 - Text Course III in Latin: Ancient prose II


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 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:



  • should acquire further knowledge through the reading of Latin prose texts 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).



  • should acquire the skills of reading, translating and interpreting prose texts (in the original language) from the Silver Age, performing grammatical and stylistic analyses of these texts and relating them to their literary, cultural and historical contexts, as well as being 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

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

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

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 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
  • History
  • Latin
  • Language Studies
Contact information


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 ORDBOK 2023-12-20 09:00 PAPIR
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 ORDBOK 2024-06-03 09:00 PAPIR
Room Building Number of candidates
SL510 Sluppenvegen 14 10
  • * 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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