Advanced Greek Authors B

lglor1722  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Advanced Greek Authors B
5.00 credits
45.0 h
Q1 and Q2

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2022-2023
Main themes
Reading and commentary of a selection of representative works of classical Greek literature, according to a given theme.
The reading will be accompanied by grammatical explanations according to the needs of the students and the characteristics of the texts read.
Learning outcomes

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

1 translate into literary French representative texts of classical Greek literature;
2 analyze these texts grammatically;
3 produce a structured and argued commentary on one or more works of Greek literature, including literary, historicaland stylistic considerations.
The authors chosen for the course are Plato and Sophocles. After an introduction to show the context of each author and his work, the works will be read with grammatical explanations and a commentary.
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.
- Thorough knowledge of the text is an essential preliminary.
- Students are asked to give a few minutes presentation on a point of commentary left to their discretion.
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. Éditions de la Collection des Universités de France, en l'occurrence :
- Aristophane, Les Nuées, Texte établi par V. Coulon et traduit par H. Van Daele, Paris, 1923.
(texte aussi accessible dans la collection "Classiques en poche", n° 91, Paris, 2009)
- Euripide, Les Troyennes. Texte établi et traduit par L. Parmentier, Paris, 1925.
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 Ancient Languages and Literatures : Classics

Bachelor in History of Art and Archaeology : General

Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies

Bachelor in History of Art and Archaeology : Musicology

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