Latin Manuscripts (Project) LATIN5008P

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Humanities
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: Yes
  • Available to Erasmus Students: Yes

Short Description

This course is to make an extensive study through project work of carefully selected manuscripts and assess their value in the establishment of the text of a particular Latin author.

Timetable

A timetable for regular supervision will be arranged

Requirements of Entry

Available to students who have Latin to Honours level or equivalent, or at the discretion of the MLitt (T) convener

Excluded Courses

None

Co-requisites

None

Assessment

One project on select manuscripts - 100%

Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

The aim of this course is to make an extensive study through project work of carefully selected manuscripts and assess their value in the establishment of the text of a particular Latin author

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of this course students will be able to:
- Experience
 expertise in the collation of manuscripts

- Understand the various relevant features of the manuscripts being studied

- Apply their acquired knowledge and techniques in a careful and extensive study of the ways in which  particular manuscripts are used in the establishment of a classical text, in a project which meets the  standards specified in the general ILOs of the M. Phil. programme

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

None