Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280000874

Programme of Study: UPS School of Philology 2015

Registered students: 123
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Klasikīs FilologíasCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)Winter/Spring-6
Glōssologías Elective Courses from other Schools of the Faculty of PhilosophyWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
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
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The course objectives are: 1) to enable students to earn a solid base about Latin grammar 2) to acquire Latin vocabulary, in order to compose understandable Latin texts, and, vice versa, to are able to understand original Latin texts of different linguistic levels, 3) to develop a critical thought about the various problems of Latin language, 4) to cultivate a fine implicit knowledge of their mother-tongue thanks to the linguistic treatment of Latin texts and to practice in translation at higher levels.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Students should deepen their understanding of Latin Grammar and Syntax using their already earned knowledge in this area thanks to former stages of the curriculum. In respect to the first part of the lesson (linguistic and elementary interpretative treatment of a Latin text) students have to understand and translate into Greek in principle original Latin texts of middle or high linguistic difficulty from the whole field of Latin prose. In the frame of the second part of the lesson, (translation in Latin of Greek sentences or of a Greek text of 8 to 10 lines) students have to compose themselves sentences or a text in Latin on the basis of respective sentences or a text in Greek. The training material comes from works of Cicero and Caesar.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Written assigments562
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Αθ. Γιαγκόπουλου, Συντακτικό της Λατινικής Γλώσσας, Θεσσαλονίκη χ.χ. Α. Ernout – Fr. Thomas, Συντακτικό της Λατινικής (μτφρ. Θ. Πίκουλας, επιμ. Α. Ν. Μιχαλόπουλος), Παπαδήμας, Αθήνα 2012. R. Maltby - K. Belcher, Μαθαίνοντας την γλώσσα από τις πηγές, μτφρ. Ε. Περάκη-Κυριακίδου, Ευ. Καρακάσης, Αθήνα 2017. Δ. Ζ. Νικήτας, Λ. Μ. Τρομάρας, Σύγχρονο Λατινοελληνικό Λεξικό. Από τις απαρχές της λατινικής γραμματείας μέχρι τον 9ο μ.Χ. αιώνα, Θεσσαλονίκη 2019.
Additional bibliography for study
Δ. Αντωνίου, Γαΐου Ιουλίου Καίσαρος "Απομνημονεύματα Περί του Γαλατικού Πολέμου" (De bello Gallico), Αθήνα χ.χ. B. Bortolussi, Λατινική Γραμματική (Bescherelle), μτφρ. Δ. Μπενέτος, Επιμ. Α. Μιχαλόπουλος, Σ. Παπαϊωάννου, Β. Φυντίκογλου, 2009. B. L. Gildersleeve – G. Lodge, Latin Grammar, London 1998 (ανατύπωση της βελτιωμένης έκδοσης του 1895). Θ. Κακριδή, Γραμματική της Λατινικής Γλώσσης, Αθήναι χ.χ. Κ. Καλογερά, Μεθόδευσις των αντιστρόφων λατινικών θεμάτων, Αθήνα 1992. Η. Menge, Repetitorium der lateinischen Syntax und Stilistik. Bearbeitet von A. Thierfelder, Darmstadt 1993 (20η έκδ.). Μ. Minkova, Introduction to Latin Prose Composition, Ιλλινόις (Η.Π.Α.) 2009 [2η έκδ.]. W. Siewert, W. Straube, K. Weddigen, Ostia. Lateinisches Unterrichtswerk. Bd. 2, Stuttgart 1986. H. Throm, Lateinische Grammatik, Berlin 1995 (17η έκδ.). Κ. Τσάτσου (εκδ.), Κικέρων. Τέσσερις λόγοι Κατά Κατιλίνα, οι λόγοι για τον Μάρκελλο και τον Λιγάριο, Αθήνα 1996 (3η έκδ.).
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