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On successful completion of this module students will be able to:
* translate the prescribed texts;
* understand the genres of the works studied and evaluate their structure and style;
* evaluate the texts in relation to the political, social, and cultural milieux of late Republican/early Imperial Rome (c.60BC-14AD).
This module is language-intensive and suitable for students with a moderately advanced understanding of Latin. Topics studied include:
* translation of Latin texts and review of grammar;
* historical and cultural contexts of the original texts;
* the relation between texts and public images;
* political and cultural history of the late Republican and early Imperial periods.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Students taking this module should have studied Latin for at least one year. The module is an appropriate follow on from LAT20140 Intermediate Latin (but this is not a pre-requisite).
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: Take-home essay||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: Take home essay||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Class Test: Translation and commentary test||Week 6||n/a||Graded||No||
|Class Test: Translation and commentary test||Week 4||n/a||Graded||No||
|Class Test: Translation and commentary test||Week 10||n/a||Graded||No||
|Class Test: Translation and commentary test||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.
|Dr Helen Dixon||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Assoc Professor Alexander Thein||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Martin Brady||Tutor|