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Introductory reading of Latin texts II - AGLV00128
Title: Introductory Reading of Latin Texts II
Guaranteed by: Institute for Greek and Latin Studies (21-URLS)
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Actual: from 2022
Semester: summer
Points: 0
E-Credits: 5
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/2 [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (40)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Virtual mobility / capacity: yes / 30
Key competences: multilingualism
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: combined
Level:  
Additional information: https://dl1.cuni.cz/course/view.php?id=13223
Note: you can enroll for the course repeatedly
course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
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can be fulfilled in the future
Guarantor: Mgr. Bc. Martina Vaníková, Ph.D.
PhDr. Václav Koutný
Class: A – Mezioborová nabídka VP: Literatura
A – Mezioborová nabídka VP: Filosofie, náboženství
A – Mezioborová nabídka VP: Historické vědy
Exchange - 08.1 Philosophy
Exchange - 08.3 History
Exchange - 08.9 Others-Humanities
Exchange - 09.5 Classical Philology
Exchange - 14.1 Political Sciences
Exchange - 14.7 Anthropology
Annotation - Czech
Last update: PhDr. Václav Koutný (02.02.2022)
The aim of the course is to provide students with tools enabling them to work independently with Latin texts from various authors and subject areas (historiography, biography, epistolography, philosophy, poetry, etc.).
Aim of the course - Czech
Last update: PhDr. Václav Koutný (01.02.2022)

- acquiring key skills and methodological tools enabling students to independently read and analyze Latin texts from various contexts

- deepening the students' knowledge of syntax and grammar

- emphasizing the role of context (literary, historical, etc.)

Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: PhDr. Václav Koutný (02.02.2022)

- regular lesson attendance

- preparation for class (esp. translation of the text assigned)

- oral exam - reading and commenting upon a specific passage from a series of longer texts studied during the lessons

Literature - Czech
Last update: PhDr. Václav Koutný (02.02.2022)

The texts and secondary literature will be provided during the classes and/or uploaded on Moodle.

Teaching methods - Czech
Last update: PhDr. Václav Koutný (01.02.2022)

The course will be taught in English.

Learning materials will be uploaded on the Moodle platform.

Each lesson will be divided into 3 parts: 1. presentation of a text / author by the instructor or students; 2. common reading and analysis of a text; 3 questions and discussion.

Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: PhDr. Václav Koutný (01.02.2022)

Oral exam - reading and commenting upon a specific passage from a series of longer texts studied during the lessons.

Syllabus
Last update: PhDr. Václav Koutný (03.02.2022)

The course syllabus covers certain works from several significant authors of the Golden and Silver Ages of Latin literature. The texts covered will include:

  • M. T. Cicero, In Catilinam
  • C. I. Caesar, Commentarii de bello Gallico
  • C. Sallustius Crispus, De coniuratione Catilinae
  • P. Vergilius Maro, Aeneis
  • P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses
  • L. A. Seneca, Epistulae morales ad Lucilium

Depending on the tempo of class reading, the course may also include sections of the following (and possibly other) texts/authors:

  • Cn. Nepos, Hannibal
  • C. Valerius Catullus
  • T. Livius, Ab urbe condita
  • C. Plinius Secundus, Epistulae

Entry requirements - Czech
Last update: PhDr. Václav Koutný (01.02.2022)

Decent knowledge of Latin morphology and syntax. 

 
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