Selected Topics in Greek Literature DD 2

Selected Topics in Greek Literature DD 2

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 60

Seminars: 30

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 9

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Senegačnik Branko


Two-year (four-semester) cycle for students of the first three years.
Lectures on a selected topic are supplemented by individual work (general survery of Greek literature). Each semester course is composed of a brief survey of the selected topic and the presentation of an exemplary case. The analysis of a particular text provides an introduction into the methods of philological work.
Individual work includes surveys of four periods of classical Greek literature, with examinations attached to the regular exams; the order of the four periods is free, provided that all of them are assessed by the end of fourth semester:

- preclassical period;
- classical p.;
- Hellenistic p.
- Roman age.;

Main subjects:
- Epic poetry (Homer),
- Lyric poetry of preclassical period,
- Historiography,
- Tragedy,
- Comedy,
- Hellenistic literature,
- Ancient novel and epistolography,
- Hellenistic Jewish and Christian literature.

Seminary reading of texts from any period of ancient Greek literature. Introduction to philological methods, defining and solving interpretative issues.