Classics – Master’s Degree 2009
Roman satire (M.A)
Status: optional
Recommended Year of Study: 1
Recommended Semester: 1
ECTS Credits Allocated: 6.00
Pre-requisites: Passed exam in Historical grammar of Latin language I.

Course objectives: Widening the knowledge acquired by following and passing the course in Historical grammar of Latin language I on 3rd year of studies.

Course description: Acquiring knowledge which enable doing scientific work in field of linguistics, inspection of different levels and periods in development of Latin language, stylistic features of certain authors and literary types; Making of diploma thesis (around 50 pages) in certain topic (translation of text from Latin along with introductory study and commentary or just a study, depending on pages length). The topic should be chosen as soon as possible, as late as in the beginning of summer semester. Courses can be followed by students from other departments also.

Learning Outcomes: Enabling students to make difference between stylistic and lingual characteristics of certain writers of Roman satire.

  • E. Courtney, A Commentary on the Satires of Juvenal, London 1980 M Coffey, Roman Satire, London, New York 1976.