The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 50
University of New Zealand. — Greek Language and Literature. — Paper a
University of New Zealand.
Greek Language and Literature.
(A.) Homer: Iliad, Book XVI. 633-651.page 2
(B.) Sophocles: Oedip. Colon. 1130-1147.
(C.) Thucydides: Book VI. c. 78.page 2
(D.) Demosthenes: I. contra Aphobum, p. 832.
II. 1. Translate, with notes upon the syntax:—
2. Classify the constructions used in final clauses in Greek, with illustrations.
3. Discuss the use of the article in Homer, noting carefully the usages which would not be permissible in Attic Greek.
5. Sketch in outline the history of lyric poetry in Greece, and show how it was affected by political conditions.
6. To what extent may the history of Athens be regarded as instructive for modern democracies? Examine any instances of action which has been regarded as characteristic of a popular assembly.