Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2023-24

The subject is conceived as a general approach to ancient Greek culture. The subject is oriented towards the integral formation of the Humanities professional, towards the fundamental knowledge of the classical Greek legacy and its contribution to western civilization in the literary, artistic, philosophical, scientific and linguistic fields. At a methodological level, students will be encouraged to search for and select information for the development of works related to the subject and thereby further expand their knowledge.



Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

General Competences (CG)

  • CG3 : Oral and written communication skills.
  • CG4 : Critical reasoning.
  • CG5 : Capacity for analysis and synthesis.
  • CG7 : Capacity for organisation and planning.


Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE2 : Understand History and the major artistic and philosophical currents of Mankind, particularly the classical foundations on which European cultural reality is based, and be able to transmit them by promoting the social value of culture.
  • CE6 : Understand and assess indigenous cultural and natural heritage resources to contribute towards the sensitive management of sustainable development with a critical approach.
  • CE7 : Make creative entrepreneurial use of the basic principles of the public and private organisation and management of ICTs to evaluate, create and carry out cultural dissemination projects.
  • CE8 : Acquire skills to prepare and display content related to the human and social sciences for dissemination and for educating secondary school children, using personal skills and ICT.




Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2023-24

1. Cognitive objectives • Know the origin and evolution of the Greek language and distinguish its main characteristics and phonetic, morphological, syntactic, metric and lexical units. • Know the origin and evolution of the different Greek literary genres through the texts and identify their main representatives in their historical, political, religious and cultural context. • Know the evolution of Greek art from the second millennium BC. C. until the Hellenistic period.

2. Instrumental objectives • Be able to recognize and use bibliographic and digital resources and materials pertinent to the study of the Greek language, literature and culture.

3. Attitudinal objectives • Recognize the role of the Greek language as the cultural instrument with which rational thought has been forged, as well as most of the scientific, technical and humanistic disciplines. • Appreciate the Hellenic cultural heritage and its survival in Western culture, in literature and the arts.





Code: 29022
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,20
Practical credits: 1,20
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

    Theoretical credits: 1,2
    Practical credits: 1,2
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught