Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280000596

Programme of Study: UPS School of Philology 2015

Registered students: 16
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Klasikīs FilologíasCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)Winter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
1. ΚΟΥΡΕΜΕΝΟΣTheokritos Kouremenos
2. ΜΑΥΡΟΥΔΗΣAimilios Mavroudis
3. VOEHLERMartin Voehler
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Desired aims: (a) to help students acquire a thorough knowledge of Greek prose literature, a text or a series of texts. (b) to make students familiar with at least a part of the vast secondary literature on the specific topic that is taught in the seminar. (c) to enable students to write a scholarly paper and present it to an audience, by teaching them the basic skills and prerequisites as well as all necessary stages in such a process.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This class is designed exclusively for classics majors. The object of the course is the linguistic and interpretive analysis of a prose work with the aim of writing a scholarly paper on a specialized topic. In particular, the course is a specialized seminar, which investigates in depth a specific topic pertaining to the current research activity developed around a Greek prose writer, a text or a series of texts, employing both traditional methods and current trends in classical scholarship. The students are trained in gathering and using both primary and secondary sources, in understanding the principles of writing a scholarly paper as well as in presenting their paper orally. The course makes ample use of all technological facilities, such as power point, specialized sites available on internet (e.g. TLG, The Gate to the Greek Language, the program about the Erasmic pronunciation). All necessary external links are made available directly on the webpage of the course (elearning).
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
1. Power-Point, TLG, Princeton Classical Project 2. E-learning 3. E-mail
Course Organization
Reading Assigment150.5
Written assigments843
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
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