Checking date: 23/03/2018

Course: 2019/2020

Classical antiquity and legacy
Study: Bachelor in Humanities (213)

Coordinating teacher: NEIRA JIMENEZ, MARIA LUZ

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Humanities: Geography, Contemporary History and Art

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
Knowledge of the cultural foundations of Europe through the study of Greco-Roman civilization in their literary and artistic expressions, as well as the projection of political and religious thought of antiquity in later history.
Description of contents: programme
Analysis literary and historiographical production of antiquity and its transmission. Analysis of classical thought and its materialization in science, philosophy, politics and social reality. Analysis of the mythological production and development of the religiosity. Reception of the classical legacy in European culture.
Learning activities and methodology
Theory (4ECTS). Practical classes (reading and commenting on proposed texts, analysis and interpretation of visual culture, with development of work (2ECTS).
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • E. Cantarella, . El peso de Roma en la cultura Europea,. Akal. Madrid, 1996
  • F.M. Tsigakou . Redescubrimiento de Grecia. Ed. El Serbal. 1994
  • G. Higuet. capítulo ¿La reinterpretación de los mitos" en La tradición clásica. Vol. II,. Fondo de Cultura Económica. 1996
  • VV.AA. Ex Roma lux. Biblioteca Nacional de España. 1997
Additional Bibliography
  • Aristóteles. La Política. Alianza. 2015
  • Gómez Espelosín, F.J.. Los griegos. Alianza. 2003
  • Menandro. Comedias. Gredos. 1986

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.