CLAS345-23S2 (A) Semester Two 2023 (The Arts Centre Christchurch)

Advanced Latin Authors

30 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 30 July 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 1 October 2023


Continued advanced study of Latin texts and unseen passages.

In this class we will devote two days to translation of prepared text and one day to reading unseen
texts. All assigned readings are to be prepared in advance. Students will be asked to translate
passages from the assignment in class. Students are encouraged to ask questions and are welcome to ask for assistance on any special problems in the text.

Learning Outcomes

1. A better understanding of Latin
2. Ability to read key texts of Latin literature
3. A better grasp of grammatical and stylistic components of texts  
4. The development of a critically-informed approach to Latin literature in its broader cultural context

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.


CLAS245, or
subject to approval of the Head of Department.



Timetable Note

Classes will be held at the City Campus in the Arts Centre, 3 Hereford Street.

Course Coordinator

Enrica Sciarrino


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Essay 30% 2,000 words
Test 1 35% In-class Test
Test 2 35% In-class Test

Please check the course LEARN page for further details and updates.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,641.00

International fee $7,500.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Humanities .

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