Greek Authors : Poetry

lglor1491  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Greek Authors : Poetry
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
45.0 h
Q1 and Q2

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2019-2020 !

Teacher(s)
Language
French
Prerequisites
LGLOR 1172 and LGLOR 1173 or a course deemed equivalent by the lecturer.

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
A study of the poetical works of Greek authors.
This course deals with the following themes:
1. Translation of works of Greek authors of the classical period;
2. Explanation of specific grammatical points (morphology and syntax);
3. A commentary designed to put the work into context and to highlight the documentary and human values contained therein.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

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At the end of the course the student will be able to analyse grammatically, to translate and comment upon texts of average difficulty. He will be able to explain the context, and to bring out the human values expressed therein.

 

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Content
The authors chosen for the course are Euripides and Aristophanes. After an introduction to show the context of the author and his work, there will be a commentary on grammatical and contextual points.
Teaching methods
The translations prepared by the student will be corrected and commented during the course. If necessary specific grammar points will be revised.
Evaluation methods
Oral exam based on texts seen during the course.
Other information
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Online resources
Pdf version of Planque's Grammaire grecque.
Bibliography
Éditions utilisées :
1. Le texte de base est celui du Thesaurus Linguae Graecae, soit généralement celui d'une édition d'Oxford;
2. Édition des Belles-Lettres, par ex. :
- Euripide, Les Troyennes, texte établi et traduit par L. Parmentier et H. Grégoire, Paris, 1959.
- Aristophane, Les nuées, texte établi par V. Coulon et traduit par H. Van Daele, Paris, 1952.
Une bibliographie complémentaire sera fournie au cours.
Grammaire de référence :
D. Planque, Grammaire grecque, 8e édition, Namur, 1977 (version pdf).
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Bachelor in History of Art and Archaeology : General

Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Classics

Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies

Bachelor in History of Art and Archaeology : Musicology

Minor in Antiquity: Egypt, Eastern World, Greece, Rome