Latin Language and Culture
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Course code
GRA6102.HT
old course code
GRA6102
Course title in Estonian
Ladina keel ja kultuur
Course title in English
Latin Language and Culture
ECTS credits
6.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
The aim of the course is to give an overview of Latin grammar and vocabulary. The course develops the skills to translate and analyse the original texts by the most influential Latin authors from Ancient Rome and Middle Ages.
Brief description of the course
An overview of the history of Latin: the most important periods, the most significant authors and works. Latin alphabet. Principles of the classical and traditional pronunciation. Quantity and stress. Latin verbs: the active voice in indicative. Declinable words in Latin: nouns, adjectives, pronouns. Agreement of the parts of the sentence. Translation and interpretation of sentence in active voice. Counties and cities of the ancient Italy. Rome – center of the empire. Roman gods and mythological heroes. Roman names. Verb: the passive voice in indicative. The subjunctive in the active and passive voice. The numerals. Roman calendar. Sentence constructions. Roman emperors. Latin metrics. Translation and analyse of reading materials: anthem of students Gaudeamus; excerpts from Latin prose and poetry: Caesar, Cicero, Tacitus, Plinius, Suetonius, Horatius, Ovidius, Catullus, Vergilius, Carmin.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has profound knowledge on Latin grammar and vocabulary;
- has ability to compare the differences between Latin and Estonian/English/German/Russian;
- knows importance of Latin to the development of foreign words and terminology in germanic and romance languages;
- has knowledge on the society and culture of ancient Rome;
- has ability to read and analyse the original texts by Latin authors.
Teacher
dotsent Merike Ristikivi
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Biology (with Minor Field of Study) (MLBB/11.LT)
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Philosophy (HIFIB/11.HT)
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Romance Languages and Cultures (GRRB/11.HT)
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Estonian as a Second Language and Estonian Culture (EKEVB/10.HT)
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German Language and Culture (GRSB/10.HT)
Finnish Philology (EKSOB/10.HT)
Russian Philology (SKVB/10.HT)
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History (AIAJB/10.HT)
Asian Studies (HILAB/10.HT)
Philosophy (HIFIB/10.HT)
Theory of Culture (HIKTB/10.HT)
Humanities (KKHB/10_1.HT)
Russian Language as a Foreign Language (SKVVB/10E.HT)
Humanities (KKHB/10_2.HT)
Russian Philology (SKVB/10E.HT)
Humanities (KKHB/10.HT)
Romance Languages and Cultures (GRRB/10.HT)
History (AIAJB/09.HT)
Theory of Culture (HIKTB/09.HT)
History (AIAJB/08.HT)
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Asian Studies (HILAB/06.HT)
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History (AIAJB/04.HT)
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Biology (with Minor Field of Study) (MLBB/00.LT)
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