Ancient Greek Literature

lglor1442  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Ancient Greek Literature
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
45.0 h
Q1 and Q2

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2019-2020 !

Doyen Anne-Marie;
Main themes
An introduction to ancient Greek literature.
This course deals with the following themes:
  1. An overview of the history of Greek literature;
  2. A presentation of the principal works.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

At the end of this course, the student will have acquired a general view of Greek literature, within a chronological and historic framework. He will be familiar with the Greek authors whose works are prescribed reading in the course.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
R. Brasillach, Anthologie de la poésie grecque, Stock, 1950 (Le livre de Poche, 1517-1518).
J.-Cl. Carrère – J. Gaillard – R. Martin – O. Mortier-Waldschmidt, La littérature gréco-romaine. Anthologie historique (Collection « Réf. »), Nathan Université, 1994 (très utile car contient un choix d’extraits d’auteurs).
L. Canfora, Histoire de la littérature grecque d’Homère à Aristote, traduit de l’italien par D. Fourgous, Paris, Desjonquères, 1994 (édition italienne 1986) ; Histoire de la littérature grecque à l'époque hellénistique, traduit de l’italien by M. Raiola et L.-A. Sanchi, Paris, Desjonquères, 2004 (édition italienne 1986).
A. Lesky, A History of Greek Literature, traduit de l’allemand par J. Willis et C. de Heer, Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1966 (édition allemande 1963).
Suzanne Saïd, Monique Trédé-Boulmer, Alain Le Boulluec, Histoire de la littérature grecque, Paris, PUF, 1997.
Marguerite Yourcenar, La couronne et la lyre. Poèmes traduits du grec, Gallimard, 1979 (édition en Poche, Poésie/Gallimard).
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in History of Art and Archaeology : General

Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Classics

Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies

Minor in Literary Studies

Minor in Antiquity: Egypt, Eastern World, Greece, Rome