Sibiu, Romania

Ancient Greek Language Advanced Level Course

online course
when 20 July 2020 - 31 July 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 150

The course is designed for those who have functionally assimilated Greek morphology and syntax and have a rich, consolidated Greek vocabulary (i.e. to the level of what methods like Reading Greek or Hermaion-Discovering Greek Step by Step cover in terms of morphology, syntax and vocabulary). In the first week of the course students will read through the sixth book of Homer’s Odyssey, while in the second week they will read through a historical and an oratorical text (most probably by Xenophon, Isocrates or Demosthenes) . Each of the ten course days will comprise of 4 hours of reading together, focusing on the lexical (etymologies, lexical families etc) and syntactical complexities of the texts, as well as to poetic syntax, style, and rhetoric.

Course leader

Our Ancient Greek course instructors include Mihail Mitrea, Mircea Gratian Dulus, Octavian Gordon, and Stefan Colceriu. All four hold PhDs in Classics, are presently attached to prominent institutions of higher education, and are fluent in English.

Target group

Humanities, Ancient Greek, Hellenic and Byzantine studies, Eastern Church history and classics scholars, theology faculty students and seminarians, and those interested in learning Ancient as an intellectual past-time will all find this course beneficial for creating a foundation of Latin to build on for future studies. Participants are expected to dedicate 2 hours of daily individual work in preparing the fragments that would be discussed the following course day.

Course aim

By the end of the course students should be able to read Greek texts from various genres with increased ease.

Credits info

The Dan Slușanschi School for Classical and Oriental Languages does not at present offer course credits.

Fee info

EUR 150: EUR 150: Payment for the course is due on June 1st, 2020. Please contact ccesiofh@gmail.com for payment information. Course fee does not include bank wire transfer.

Scholarships

At present the Dan Slușanschi School for Classical and Oriental Languages does not offer scholarships. In most cases we can provide a letter of support for any scholarship or continuing education fund as needed.