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Modules 2021-22

Modules in Translation

Modules starting with code CLAS do not require a knowledge of the ancient languages. These modules are open to students from other departments, subject to available space, with the exception of: CLAS0004 Approaches to the Ancient World (compulsory for Ancient World students, open to Classics, Ancient History and Classical Archaeology and Classical Civilisation students subject to permission of the Ancient World Tutor); CLAS0005 and CLAS0006 Interpreting Literature modules (compulsory for Classics and Joint Degree students, open to Ancient World students subject to permission of the Departmental Tutor); and CLAS0020 Classics and Literary Theory (compulsory for Classics and Joint Degree students, open to Ancient World students subject to permission of the Departmental Tutor).

First-year students only

CLAS0001 Greek Myth: Its Use And Meaning

CLAS0004 Approaches to the Ancient World

CLAS0005 Interpreting Greek Literature

CLAS0006 Interpreting Latin Literature

CLAS0009 Introduction to the Study of Language

CLAS0146 Emotions in the Ancient World 

Second- and final-year students

CLAS0020 Classics and Literary Theory

CLAS0017 Roman Authors: Roman Love Poetry

CLAS0019 Subverting the Canon

CLAS0025 The Dialogues of Plato

CLAS0036 Stoics, Epicureans and Sceptics

CLAS0045 Xenophon: Politics, Identity and Text in Classical Greece

CLAS0136 Greek Comedy (Greek Comedy and Greek Tragedy each run biennially in alternate years).

CLAS0138 Greek Authors: Homer

CLAS0162 Archaic Greece, 800-479: A Cultural History

Final-year students only

CLAS0043 Essay on an Approved Subject

Modules In Ancient Greek

GREK0002 Greek for Beginners A

GREK0039 Greek for Beginners B

GREK0005 Intermediate Greek A

GREK0040 Intermediate Greek B

GREK0008 Advanced Greek A and B

GREK0009 Advanced Greek A

GREK0010 Greek Translation

GREK0012 Essay on an Approved Subject (Greek) - available to final-year students only

GREK0059 Sophocles

GREK0062 Plato

GREK0022 Greek Papyrology

GREK0001 The Greek Dialects

Modules In Latin

LATN0034 Latin for Beginners A

LATN0003 Latin for Beginners B

LATN0004 Intermediate Latin A

LATN0035 Intermediate Latin B

LATN0005 Advanced Latin A and B

LATN0006 Advanced Latin A

LATN0008 Latin Translation
LATN0009 Latin Prose Composition
LATN0010 Late and Medieval Latin
LATN0011 Latin Palaeography

LATN0012 Essay on an Approved Subject (Latin) - available to final-year students only

LATN0046 Petronius

LATN0044 Lucretius
LATN0051 Latin Poetry of Late Antiquity

LATN0032 History of the Latin Language

Modules in Ancient Middle-Eastern Languages

AMEL0001 Introductory Hittite

†The range of theme- and author-based modules can vary from year to year, depending on staff availability, and in the interest of a rich curriculum.

Recommended modules outside of the Department of Greek and Latin can be found at the bottom of our Degree Structures page.