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Greek Tragedy

Enrolment code: HTC211/311

Offered: not offered in 2003

Special note: may be taken as a English unit

Unit description:

Consists of a study of major tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides. Particular attention is paid to the development of the tragic form and the change in the nature and characteristic concerns of tragedy in 5th-century Athens.

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Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2x1-hr lectures, 1-hr tutorial fortnightly (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites 25% in level 100 Ancient Civilisations or equiv  
Assessment mode 3,000 words written work (50%), 2-hr exam in Nov (50%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc [p/b] Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, Persians, Seven Against Thebes, Prometheus Bound, eds Grene and Lattimore, ISBN 0226307948
[p/b] Aeschylus, Oresteia, tr R Lattimore, ISBN 0226307786
[p/b] Sophocles, Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone, eds Grene and Lattimore, ISBN 0226307921
[p/b] Sophocles, Ajax, Women of Trachis, Electra, Philoctetes, eds Grene and Lattimore, ISBN 0226307867
[p/b] Euripides, Cyclops, Heracles, Iphigenia in Tauris, Helen, eds Grene and Lattimore, ISBN 0226307816
[p/b] Euripides, Electra, Phoenician Women, Bacchae, eds Grene and Lattimore, ISBN 0226307840
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Ancient Civilisations
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)  
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