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AHIS3110 – Ancient Greek C

2022 – Session 1, In person-scheduled-weekday, North Ryde

General Information

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Unit convenor and teaching staff Unit convenor and teaching staff Convenor
Trevor Evans
Contact via email
B148 Arts Precinct
email to arrange appointment
Credit points Credit points
10
Prerequisites Prerequisites
20cp at 2000 level including (AHIS209 or AHIS2110 or AHST206)
Corequisites Corequisites
Co-badged status Co-badged status
Unit description Unit description

This unit aims to develop the skills of history students in order to support advanced study of the ancient Greek language. It builds on the introduction to the language provided in AHIS1110 and AHIS2110, offering a systematic analysis of grammar and introducing the concepts of dialectal variation and historical development in the classical and post-classical periods. The unit also aims to help students develop their skills in reading original Greek literary and documentary texts, and analyse the significance of Greek for the study of relevant ancient cultures.

Important Academic Dates

Information about important academic dates including deadlines for withdrawing from units are available at https://www.mq.edu.au/study/calendar-of-dates

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • ULO1: Identify and recall Greek grammatical structures at advanced level
  • ULO2: Recognise and memorise advanced Greek vocabulary
  • ULO3: Assess the grammar required for the translation of Greek texts appropriate to level of study
  • ULO4: Explore and appraise relevant grammatical and lexical reference tools
  • ULO5: Employ linguistic technical terms
  • ULO6: Integrate knowledge of grammar and vocabulary in reading and writing advanced Greek texts
  • ULO7: Analyse the significance of Greek for the study of relevant ancient cultures

General Assessment Information

Unless a Special Consideration request has been submitted and approved, (a) a penalty for lateness will apply—10 marks out of 100 credit will be deducted per day for assignments submitted after the due date—and (b) no assignment will be accepted seven days (incl. weekends) after the original submission deadline.

Assessment Tasks

Name Weighting Hurdle Due
Participation 15% No 23:59 01/03/2022; 23:59 22/03/2022; 23:59 03/05/2022
Prose Composition 35% No 23:59 15/03/2022; 05/04/2022; 10/05/2022; 17/05/2022
Comprehension Tests 15% No 23:59 26/04/2022; 23:59 24/05/2022
Examination 35% No During Examination Period

Participation

Assessment Type 1: Participatory task
Indicative Time on Task 2: 8 hours
Due: 23:59 01/03/2022; 23:59 22/03/2022; 23:59 03/05/2022
Weighting: 15%

 

Three participation exercises

 


On successful completion you will be able to:
  • Identify and recall Greek grammatical structures at advanced level
  • Recognise and memorise advanced Greek vocabulary
  • Assess the grammar required for the translation of Greek texts appropriate to level of study
  • Explore and appraise relevant grammatical and lexical reference tools
  • Employ linguistic technical terms
  • Integrate knowledge of grammar and vocabulary in reading and writing advanced Greek texts
  • Analyse the significance of Greek for the study of relevant ancient cultures

Prose Composition

Assessment Type 1: Problem set
Indicative Time on Task 2: 34 hours
Due: 23:59 15/03/2022; 05/04/2022; 10/05/2022; 17/05/2022
Weighting: 35%

 

Four exercises in translation from English to Greek

 


On successful completion you will be able to:
  • Identify and recall Greek grammatical structures at advanced level
  • Recognise and memorise advanced Greek vocabulary
  • Assess the grammar required for the translation of Greek texts appropriate to level of study
  • Explore and appraise relevant grammatical and lexical reference tools
  • Employ linguistic technical terms
  • Integrate knowledge of grammar and vocabulary in reading and writing advanced Greek texts

Comprehension Tests

Assessment Type 1: Problem set
Indicative Time on Task 2: 12 hours
Due: 23:59 26/04/2022; 23:59 24/05/2022
Weighting: 15%

 

Two comprehension tests

 


On successful completion you will be able to:
  • Identify and recall Greek grammatical structures at advanced level
  • Recognise and memorise advanced Greek vocabulary
  • Assess the grammar required for the translation of Greek texts appropriate to level of study
  • Explore and appraise relevant grammatical and lexical reference tools
  • Employ linguistic technical terms
  • Integrate knowledge of grammar and vocabulary in reading and writing advanced Greek texts
  • Analyse the significance of Greek for the study of relevant ancient cultures

Examination

Assessment Type 1: Examination
Indicative Time on Task 2: 20 hours
Due: During Examination Period
Weighting: 35%

 

Online non-invigilated examination

 


On successful completion you will be able to:
  • Identify and recall Greek grammatical structures at advanced level
  • Recognise and memorise advanced Greek vocabulary
  • Assess the grammar required for the translation of Greek texts appropriate to level of study
  • Explore and appraise relevant grammatical and lexical reference tools
  • Employ linguistic technical terms
  • Integrate knowledge of grammar and vocabulary in reading and writing advanced Greek texts

1 If you need help with your assignment, please contact:

  • the academic teaching staff in your unit for guidance in understanding or completing this type of assessment
  • the Writing Centre for academic skills support.

2 Indicative time-on-task is an estimate of the time required for completion of the assessment task and is subject to individual variation

Delivery and Resources

Technology

This unit employs the following technology

• iLearn

• Echo

The unit has an online presence, through which all unit materials are delivered. Login is via: https://ilearn.mq.edu.au/

Students are required to have regular access to a computer and the internet. Mobile devices alone are not sufficient.

For technical support go to: http://mq.edu.au/about_us/offices_and_units/informatics/help For student quick guides on the use of iLearn go to: http://mq.edu.au/iLearn/student_info/guides.htm

Lecture Times

For lecture times and classrooms please consult: https://timetables.mq.edu.au

Satisfactory Completion 

Completion of all Assessment Tasks is required to complete the unit satisfactorily.

Submission and Extensions

Submission of all Assessment Tasks is electronic via Turnitin.

Extensions are available on medical grounds and may be requested under other special circumstances. Apply via ask.mq.edu.au

Unit Schedule

In this unit we will examine a series of advanced grammatical topics, including extensive revision of concepts introduced in Ancient Greek A and B.

We will also study 11 readings, featuring original Greek texts from the classical and early post-classical periods.

Full details, including a weekly schedule of topics and a list of assessment due-dates will be provided on the unit's iLearn page.

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Results

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Academic Integrity

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