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Ancient Greek A

Undergraduate | MAQ-AHIX1110 | 2024

Previously MAQ-AHIX108

Decode the letters, words and language of the ancient Greeks. Familiarise yourself with grammar and vocabulary rules. Recognise Greek script and phonetic structure. Finish with the knowledge needed to read basic ancient Greek passages.

Study method
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks
Start dates
19 Feb 2024

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Ancient Greek A

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

    1. a) Recognise and recall Greek script and phonetic structure; b) Identify and recall Greek grammatical structures at elementary level; c) Recognise and memorise foundational Greek vocabulary.
    2. Assess the grammar required for the translation of simple Greek texts; b) Explore relevant grammatical and lexical reference tools; c) Recognise and recall linguistic metalanguage.
    3. Integrate knowledge of grammar and vocabulary in reading and/or writing simple Greek texts
    4. Explore the significance of Greek language for the study of relevant ancient cultures.

Entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • MAQ-AHIX108 (Not currently available)

  • MAQ-AHIX208 (Not currently available)


NCCW (pre-2020 units) AHIX208, AHIS108, AHIX108

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Students who have an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion under Macquarie University's Academic Progression Policy are not permitted to enrol in OUA units offered by Macquarie University. Students with an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion who have enrolled in units through OUA will be withdrawn.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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