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Question 1: Philology (classical linguistics) — including such papers as 'Greek from Linear B to the ________', 'Oscan & Umbrian' and 'General Linguistics and Comparative Philology'
Koine GreekGreek languageAncient GreekAncient Greek dialects

Question 2: Ancient history — "period" papers ranging from the pre-history of Greece to the first Flavian emperors in Rome; or "topic" papers, on such subjects as Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World or ________.
PericlesDemosthenesAthenian democracyClassical Athens

Question 3: The teaching style is very traditional and consists of weekly tutorials in each of the two main subjects chosen, supplemented by a wide variety of ________.

Question 4: The traditional Greats course consisted of detailed study of Roman and Greek History and Philosophy, both ancient (Plato and ________) and modern.
AristotleWillard Van Orman QuineBertrand RussellEmpiricism

Question 5: Philosophy — from Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics to more modern philosophers, such as ________ and Wittgenstein
David HumeGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelImmanuel KantRené Descartes

Question 6: Literae Humaniores is the name given to an undergraduate course focussed on ________ at Oxford and some other universities.
Roman EmpireAncient RomeClassical antiquityClassics


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