Ancient Greek is offered in the following specializations and levels:
The Classical Greek course prepares for the state supplementary examination in Greek (“Graecum“). You will learn the classic Attic dialect; Hellenistic and Imperial texts written in Koine Greek are also read. The focus is on excerpts from Plato’s works.
Approved aids for exams:
B1/B2: A Dictionary, Index of Irregular Stems Benseler
For students who are enrolled in the courses, a separate exam registration at OPAL is not necessary. TU students who wish to take external exams must register with TUDIAS up to 4 weeks before the exam. There is no entitlement to course materials.
In the New Testament Greek (Hellenistic Greek) course, excerpts from the New Testament, texts by early Christian authors and from the context of Christianity are read. Depending on the study regulations, the course is compulsory for students of the Protestant and Catholic religion (except for LA elementary school). If you have the “Graecum” qualification, you do not need this course.
All participants for whom the exam is part of the module must register with their examination office.
TU students who take part in external examinations must also register with TUDIAS at least 4 weeks before the start of the examination.
Required workload including vocabulary:
A1/A2+ New Testament Greek: Matheton 1-13/ after 2 SWS: Matheton 1-7
B1 New Testament Greek: Matheton 1-27
Approved Resources for B1 New Testament Greek
A Dictionary of Ancient Greek – German / Stems of Irregular Verbs Benseler Dictionary
Students who have to take the knowledge test in ancient Greek (for teaching) submit this form to the Dresden State Office for Schools and Education in good time by the registration deadline, fully completed and signed and with the current enrollment certificate: Anmeldeformular_Kenntnisse_La_Gr_LaSuB
Students who have to take the Graecums exam should submit this form to the Dresden State Office for Schools and Education in good time by the registration deadline, fully completed and signed, and with the current enrollment certificate: Anmeldeformular_Ergänzungsprüfung_LAT_GRAE_LaSuB
The documents for registration are to be sent to the State Office for Schools and Education – Dresden location by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org