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CLA1210 - Intermediate Latin A/1

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Dr Evangelina Anagnostou-Laoutides


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


In this unit students advance their grammatical and syntactical knowledge of Latin, while reading and discussing a variety of historical and poetic Latin texts. This unit is designed not only to increase students' experience in reading Latin but also to equip students with the interpretive skills to approach Latin literature critically. Students explore relevant aspects of Roman mythology and poetic technique, and emphasis is given to the historical, political and cultural contexts of the texts studied in class.


On completion of this unit, students will have gained:

  1. An extensive knowledge of Classical Latin grammar.
  2. An extensive vocabulary in Classical Latin.
  3. Reading experience in variety of Latin styles.
  4. Interpretive skills in relation to Latin literature, and an understanding of the texts in their historical and cultural contexts.


Regular assignments and an essay (1000 words): 50%
2 x 1 hour written tests: 50%

Contact hours

4 hours (4 x 1 hour seminars) per week


CLA1120 or CLA2120 or CLA3120 or LAT1120 or VCE Latin


LAT2210 or LAT2240 or LAT3210 or CLA3240