Ancient Greek Language

Course Information
TitleΑρχαία Ελληνική Γλώσσα: Ασκήσεις / Ancient Greek Language
SchoolPhilosophy and Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorTriantafyllia Giannou
Course ID600014640

Programme of Study: UPS School of Philosophy and Education (2011-today)

Registered students: 208
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
(a) To acquaint students with ancient Greek prose, with emphasis on the genres of rhetoric, historiography and philosophy. (b)To enable students to study Greek prose in depth, with due emphasis on issues of linguistic features and distinct style.
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
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The class focuses on ancient Greek prose literature, with emphasis placed on rhetoric, historiography and philosophy, and with a thorough examination of representative writers and works. The works are studied from the original, with detailed examination of the language and style, while practical criticism and interpretive analysis form the core part of the course.
Ancient Greek language, Philosophy, Rhetoric, Historiography
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work120.5
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Franco Montanari, 2016, Σύγχρονο Λεξικό της Αρχαίας Ελληνικής Γλώσσας, Αθήνα: Παπαδήμας. [Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 59363497] Eduard Schwyzer, Η Σύνταξη της Αρχαίας Ελληνικής Γλώσσας, Αθήνα: Παπαδήμας. Κωδικός [Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 59363498]
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