Greek Authors : Poetry

lglor1491  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Greek Authors : Poetry
5.00 credits
45.0 h
Q1 and Q2

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2021-2022 !

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.
Learning outcomes

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

1 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 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
Online resources
Pdf version of Planque's Grammaire grecque.
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
Learning outcomes
Bachelor in History of Art and Archaeology : General

Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies

Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Classics

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

Bachelor in History of Art and Archaeology : Musicology