Subject details

On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:

  1. work in a fully online environment to demonstrate a knowledge of medieval Latin grammar
  2. explain the historical context of the texts encountered in the degree
  3. identify and analyse different literary genres characteristic of Medieval Latin.
    • An introduction to medieval Latin grammar and morphology
    • An overview of literary genres typical of medieval Latin
    • A survey of regional characteristics in orthography, grammar and lexicon
    • An introduction to the literary genres encountered in medieval Latin
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Embedded Multimedia
      • Online assignment submission
      • Streaming Multimedia
      • Web links

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

ACU-THEL503-Latin B

Special requirements

  • OtherDetails -

    Students may be required to purchase headsets

This subject involves a study of Medieval Latin through reading and translating original texts from the seventh century onwards. These will include poetry, saints’ lives, homilies and other extracts from the Church fathers. The emphasis will be on reading medieval Latin in its literary and historical contexts.

  • Assessment (100%)

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postgraduate ACU-THE-GCE-2018

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