|Module title||European Ancient Literature – selected problems|
|Module lecturer||prof. dr hab. Elżbieta Wesołowska|
|Lecturer position||profesor zwyczajny|
|Faculty||Faculty of Polish and Classical Philology|
Module aim (aims)
- to pass knowledge of basic terms referring to Greek and Roman literature;
- to inspire reflection on the place of Ancient literature among European literatures;
- to inspire reflection on the character of Greek literature as compared to Roman literature;
- to show representative works of ancient Greece and Roma and develop literary technique based on their interpretation.
- to obtain state-of-the-art knowledge of the subject matter of the lecture;
- to deepen one’s knowledge of selected problems of classical culture;
- to obtain knowledge of the coexistence of methodological trends.
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
Synchronous online classes - basic computer and MS Teams skills
Course learning content:
|Greek literature of the archaic period – chronological and typological approach; most important writers and their work|
|Greek literature of the classical period – chronological and typological approach; most important writers and their work|
|Greek literature of the Hellenistic period – chronological and typological approach; most important writers and their work|
|Greek literature of the Roman and Christian period – chronological and typological approach; most important writers and their work|
|Archaic Roman literature|
|Roman lyric and bucolic poetry|
|Literature and philosophy in ancient Rome|
|Christian literature in Roman antiquity|
Greek and Roman Literature, ed. O. Taplin, Oxford 2001. Additional literature provided by the lecturer.