Cursussen

Canonicity / Een nagelaten canon *EDU*

Naam cursus

Canonicity / Een nagelaten canon: Hoogtepunten uit de Griekse literatuur

Universiteit

Leiden

Punten/Credits

5/6 EC

Cursusdatum

semester 2 (2021-2022)

Inschrijfdatum

25/10/2021 - 09/01/2022

Locatie

UU

Naam docent

Tazuko van Berkel (Leiden) en André Lardinois (Radboud)

E-mail contactpersoon

Tazuko van Berkel (Leiden)

Doel van de cursus

Widening of knowledge of Greek literature; introduction to new genres (including peculiarities of the language); training in independent reading of literature in the original language and exploring new genres.

Uitgebreide omschrijving

Six core texts from Greek literature that are not in the BA curriculum:

1. Homeric Hymn to Demeter

2. The Pythagorean theorem (Euclides)

3. Euripides, Cyclops

4. The Oath of Hippocrates; the Sacred Disease

5. New Testament: the Sermon on the Mount; birth and death of Jesus

6. Longus, Daphnis & Chloe

Educational perspective

The selected texts are also well suited to present and discuss in the high school classroom.

Examen informatie

Werkvorm
6 x 3 hours: 1 hour lecture + 2 hours seminar / responses (lecture + questions; discussions of the Greek)

Exam
Written exam 100%

Studielast
5 EC
UvA/VU-students who need 6 ECTS will make slightly longer assignments or do an extra assignment. This must be determined with your lecturer in week 1.

Boeken/Literatuur

Reader with the Hymn to Demeter, the Pythagorean theorem, Corpus Hippocraticum, selection from NT; R.A.S. Seaford (ed.), Euripides. The Cyclops, Oxford 1984 of Bristol 1998 or later; J.R. Morgan (ed. & transl.), Longus. Daphnis and Chloe, Warminster 2009

Reader ca. 15 euro; Seaford ca. 20 euro; Morgan ca. 38 euro

Voorwaarden

Rooster
vrijdag 11.00 – 14.00 uur

Data on campus
11/2, 25/2, 18/3, 8/4, 29/4, 20/5/2022

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