KRMgrA04 M.A. Interpretative Seminar II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. Mgr. et Mgr. Juraj Franek, 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
Mon 14:10–15:45 A22
KRBcZk B.A. Final Exam || KRBcA04 Greek Grammar IV
B.C. Final Exam in Classical Greek
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
The seminar will offer an introduction into the language and metrics of the Aeolic lyrics of Sappho and Alkaios. At the end of the course students should be able to read and interpret lyrical poems of Sappho and Alkaios linguistically and philologically and to know the main features of the Aeolic language and the metrics of Sappho and Alkaios.
  • After an overview over the most important features of the Aeolic language and the main metres used by Sappho and Alkaios a linguistic and philological interpretation of selected lyrical poems of Sappho and Alkaios will follow. The seminar refers to students of Greek philology and Indo-European linguistics.
  • Enzyklopädie der Philologie : Themen und Methoden der Klassischen Philologie heute. Edited by Ulrich Schmitzer. Göttingen: Ruprecht, 2013. 313 s. ISBN 9783846901243. info
  • SCHMITZ, Thomas A. Moderne Literaturtheorie und antike Texte : eine Einführung. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2002. 261 s. ISBN 3534152042. info
  • Der neue Pauly : Enzyklopädie der Antike. Edited by Hubert Cancik - Helmuth Schneider. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler, 1998. xi s. ISBN 3476014754. info
  • Sappho and the Greek lyric poets. Edited by William E. McCulloh, Translated by Willis Barnstone, Illustrated by Tz. New York: Schocken Books, 1988. x, 351 s. ISBN 0-8052-0831-3. info
Teaching methods
Planned learning activities and teaching methods consist of lectures, class discussion, homeworks, group projects, reading and drills.
Assessment methods
Credits are awarded for student presentations during the term and an oral examination covering selected topics from the lectures.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught once in two years.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2010, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2015.
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