Selected Topics in Greek Literature 1

Selected Topics in Greek Literature 1

Study Cycle: 1




ECTS credit:6

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Senegačnik Branko, prof. dr. Marinčič Marko


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 Latin literature). Each semester course is composed from 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 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