LJBcA04zk Exam in Latin Grammar after the Second Year

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2013
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
prof. PhDr. Daniela Urbanová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Irena Radová, Ph.D.
Department of Classical Studies – Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Erlebachová
Supplier department: Department of Classical Studies – Faculty of Arts
LJBcA04 Latin Grammar V || NOW ( LJBcA03 Latin Grammar IV )
Students take the Exam in Latin Grammar after the second year, if they have successfully completed all requirements of Latin Grammar IV (LJBcA04)and acquired the credit for it.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Main objectives of the exam can be summarized as follows:
the student will be able to demonstrate the profound knowledge of Latin normative grammar, especially in the field of morphology, will apply grammatical rules and their exceptions, use the latin irregular verbs correctly .
The student will be able to demonstrate understanding and capability of analysis of the Latin text.This capability is tested by reading and translating Catilinae Coniuratio by Sallustius.
  • The Exam in Latin Grammar consists of written and oral part which are taken in the same examination period. The exam tests:
  • 1) Active knowledge of the Latin normative grammar as explained in František Novotný, Základní latinská mluvnice, Praha 1957 (and later editions), volumes 1 and 2.
  • 2) Thorough erudition in the prescribed reading selection - Sallustius: Catilinae coniuratio.
  • The written test is aimed at noun and verb morphology, especially the irregular verbs, irregular comparison of adjectives and adverbs, morphological exceptions of the declensions and the numerals. The student proceeds to the oral part after succesfully passing the written test.
  • NOVOTNÝ, František. Základní latinská mluvnice. 2. vyd., 1. vyd. v H & H. Praha: H & H, 1992, 297 s. ISBN 80-85467-91-7. info
  • Sallust, the conspiracy of Catiline : a companion to the Penguin translation of S.A. Handford. Edited by Patrick McGushin - Gaius Crispus Sallustius. 1st pub. London: Bristol Classical Press, 1987, 123 s. ISBN 0862922674. info
  • SALLUSTIUS, Gaius Crispus. Katilinovo spiknutí ; Válka s Jugurthou. Edited by Gaius Crispus Sallustius, Translated by Antonín Rausch. 1. vyd. v SNKLU. Praha: Státní nakladatelství krásné literatury a umění, 1962, 215 s. info
  • SALLUSTIUS, Gaius Crispus. La Congiura di Catilina. Edited by Giancarlo Pontiggia. Milano: Oscar Mondadori, 1992, xxiii, 150. ISBN 8804361662. info
  • SALLUSTIUS, Gaius Crispus. Krieg und Revolution. Edited by Gaius Crispus Sallustius, Translated by Georg Dorminger. München: Wilhelm Goldmann, 1958, 144 s. info
  • SALLUSTIUS CRISPUS, Gaius. De bello Jugurtino (Přít.) : C. Sallusti Crispi De conjuratione Catilinae ; De bello Jugurthino. info
Teaching methods
Individual study, reading and consultation. The exam consists of a written test and oral examination from Sallustius (see above).
Assessment methods
The exam consists of a written test and oral examination from Sallustius (see above).
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Note related to how often the course is taught: Tento typ předmětu není vyučován (jedná se o zkoušku).
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2007, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012.
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