Cultural Studies-Classical Roman Culture

Nelson Mandela University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Cultural Studies-Classical Roman Culture

  • Host University

    Nelson Mandela University

  • Location

    Port Elizabeth, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Classics, English

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Syllabus

    PURPOSE
    This module will prepare students to understand the legacy of ancient Rome.

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    • Analyse literature and write an essay.
    • Debate on different subjects.
    • Write own myths.
    • Improve comprehension skills and vocabulary by studying phrases and expressions relevant to literature and everyday life.

    CORE CONTENT

    • The heritage that Rome has given us.
    • Familiarise yourself with Roman culture and its daily life.
    • Relate the important discoveries that came to us from the Romans.
    • Recount the myths of ancient Rome.
    • Discuss the main points of The Aeneid and analyse an epic poem critically.