Latin for Research

Faculteit Letteren
Jaar 2020/21
Vakcode LQX033M10
Vaknaam Latin for Research
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I
ECTS 10
Rooster Rooster onder voorbehoud

Uitgebreide vaknaam Latin for Research
Leerdoelen - The student is familiar with the basics of Latin grammar and syntax, and has built a basic vocabulary
- The student can translate simple Latin texts from different periods
- The student can use dictionaries and grammars effectively to aid his/her understanding of Latin texts
- The student can relate a difficult Latin text to its published translation and critically assess the nature of this translation
- The student has some familiarity with a range of original Latin sources and some experience of translating them
- The student can critically reflect on the benefits for his/her own research of studying a source in the original Latin
Omschrijving The course aims to introduce students quickly to the basics of the Latin language, and to familiarise them with the tools needed for tackling original sources. Study of grammar and vocabulary will be combined from the start with engagement with original Latin sources. Students will not only get to know the basics of the language but also experience the excitement and the depth of cultural understanding which the study of a text in the original can offer. The participants will also put their new skills into practice by working on a Latin source or text (of any period) which they can select according to their specific research interests.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm werkcollege
Toetsvorm schriftelijk tentamen
Vaksoort master
Coördinator dr. B.L. Reitz-Joosse
Docent(en) dr. B.L. Reitz-Joosse ,dr. C.M. van der Keur
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Introduction to Latin (2nd edition) Susan C. Shelmerdine 9781585103904 ca. €  38,00
Collins Latin Dictionary & Grammar (2016, 2nd edition) Collins 9780008167677 ca. €  15,00
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Ba Open colleges Letteren - semester I keuze
Ba Vrije keuzeruimte / Bijvakken overig  (Grieks en Latijn) - semester I keuze