General information

Module title The Plays Of Terence The African
Language English
Module lecturer dr. Anika T. Prather
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position lecturer
Faculty Faculty of Polish and Classical Philology
Semester 2021/2022 (summer)
Duration 30
USOS code 000


Module aim (aims)

To introduce students to the life and plays of Terence and to ancient Roman theatre.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

The only skill needed for this course is the ability to read and speak English. No other pre-requisites are required.


Week 1: Introduction and the Life of Terence

Week 2: Historic Background/Roman and Greek Theatre

Week 3: The Girl from Andros (Andria) lines 1-531

Week 4: The Girl from Andros (Andria) lines 532-end

Week 5: The Mother-in-law (Hecrya) lines 1-548

Week 6: The Mother-in-law (Hecrya) lines 549-end

Week 7: The Self-Tormentor (Heauton Timorumenos) lines 1-689

Week 8: The Self-Tormentor (Heauton Timorumenos) lines 690-end

Week 9: The Eunuch (Eunuchus) lines 1-692

Week 10: The Eunuch (Eunuchus) lines 693-end

Week 11: Phormio lines 1-545

Week 12: Phormio lines 546-end

Week 13: The Brothers (Adelpho) lines 1-520

Week 14: The Brothers (Adelpho) lines 521-end

Week 15: Final Class and Reflections

Reading list