Schedule, syllabus and examination date

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Course content

We read excerpts from Caesars De bello Gallico (20-30 pages, * depending on the level of difficulty).

* 1 page is defined as 1 page in Teubner / Oxford Classical Texts.

Learning outcome

After completing the course you will be able to:

  • Translate the syllabus texts into Norwegian and interpret them
  • Grammatically analyze the syllabus texts with emphasis on syntax
  • Master the central vocabulary of the texts
  • Understand the texts within a historical and cultural framework


Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.


Formal prerequisite knowledge

LAT1001 – Innføring i latin I or LAT1002 – Innføring i latin II or equivalent courses.

Overlapping courses

The course partly overlaps with LAT1310 and LAT1314. Students who have completed an examination in one or both of these courses must expect some point reduction, and are advised to rather choose another course.


7 double sessions of seminars in the first half of the semester.

The teaching method requires active participation and we expect you to meet prepared for the seminars.

In order for you to be able to present yourself for the exam, the following compulsory tuition activity must be approved by the teacher:

  • oral presentation (10 minutes) of a given topic (autumn 2020 this will be done digitally if necessary).

Approved compulsory tuition activity is also valid the next two times the course is offered.


4 hour written examination.

Autumn 2020 the examination form will be a digital home examination (4 hours).

Compulsory tuition activity must be approved in order for you to be able to sit for the exam.

Previously given exams

Grading guide

Submit assignments in Inspera

You submit your assignment in the digital examination system Inspera. Read about how to submit your assignment.

Use of sources and citation

You should familiarize yourself with the rules that apply to the use of sources and citations. If you violate the rules, you may be suspected of cheating/attempted cheating.

Examination support material

No examination support material is allowed.

Language of examination

You may write your examination paper in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

Explanations and appeals

Resit an examination

Withdrawal from an examination

It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.

Special examination arrangements

Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.


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Facts about this course






Every autumn


Every autumn

Teaching language

Norwegian (English on request)