Mount Anville Secondary School

Classical Studies

Classical Studies has been taught in Mt. Anville since the early 1990’s. It is the study of the civilisations of Ancient Greece and Rome. What does it involve? It is a very varied subject which includes myths and legends, Drama, Art and Architecture, Archaeology and History. There is no classical language content.

Classical Studies emphasises the development of the skills of research and essay writing. It greatly encourages analytical thinking and independence of thought. It contributes hugely to our understanding of key aspects of western civilisation and is most enjoyable.

At Leaving Certificate level, the subject is topic based and there is a wide variety of topics to choose from. Some of these are: the life and campaigns of Alexander the Great; Roman Art and Architecture; Greek Drama; Homer’s Odyssey and Virgil’s Aeneid.

Classical Studies is offered as a module in Second Year and in Transition Year. It is also offered as an optional Leaving Certificate subject for Fifth and Sixth Year students.

Events
25 May -
Feast of St. Madeline Sophie Barat
26 May -
TY Trip to Krakow
27 May -
House Examinations begin for 1st and 2nd Years
News
23-May-2019
Saint Vincent de Paul Committee
21-May-2019
Summer Exam Timetable 2019
20-May-2019
Results and Appeals August Key Dates
16-May-2019
Have a look at some of our beautiful history projects produced by 1Y students taught by Ms Ambrose.
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