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Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos, Parts IA and IB

(Statutes and Ordinances, p. 330)

With effect from 1 October 2001

The regulations have been amended so that candidates who had a limited knowledge of Latin before coming into residence may take Latin as their classical language and to allow candidates the option of offering papers in the composition of Greek and Latin. An amendment has also been made to the number of Examiners in classical Latin and classical Greek nominated by the Faculty Board.

Regulation 11.

By amending the regulation so as to read:

11. The Faculty Board shall nominate such number of Examiners for the papers in classical Latin and classical Greek in Part IA and Part IB as they shall deem sufficient.

Regulation 15.

By inserting the following sentences at the end of the regulation:

In determining the place in the class-list of any candidate who has offered one of Papers GL 9, GL 10, GL 20, or GL 21 in addition, the Examiners shall give credit for proficiency in these papers. A mark of distinction, G or L respectively, shall be attached to the names of those candidates who, in offering one of Papers GL 9, GL 10, GL 20, or GL 21 acquit themselves with credit in that paper. A mark, g or l respectively, shall be attached to the names of those candidates who, in offering one of Papers GL 9, GL 10, GL 20, or GL 21 satisfy the Examiners in that paper.

Part Ia

Regulation 20.

By amending sub-paragraphs (b) and (c) so as to read:

(b) In classical Greek the examination for Part IA shall consist of either Option A or Option B, as follows:

Option A. Papers GL 2, GL 5, and GL 6.

Option B. Papers GL 1, GL 5, and GL 7.

A candidate may additionally offer Paper GL 9.

(c) In classical Latin the examination for Part IA shall consist of either Option A or Option B, as follows:

Option A. Papers GL 4, GL 5, and GL 6.

Option B. Papers GL 3, GL 5, and GL 8.

A candidate may additionally offer Paper GL 10.

SCHEDULE C

By replacing the Schedule with the following:

GL  1. Greek translation (Paper 1 of the Preliminary Examination for Part I of the Classical Tripos).

GL  2. Alternative Greek translation (Paper 2 of the Preliminary Examination for Part I of the Classical Tripos).

GL  3. Latin translation (Paper 3 of the Preliminary Examination for Part I of the Classical Tripos).

GL  4. Alternative Latin translation (Paper 4 of the Preliminary Examination for Part I of the Classical Tripos).

GL  5. Greek and Latin texts (Paper 5 of the Preliminary Examination for Part I of the Classical Tripos).

GL  6. Classical questions (Paper 6 of the Preliminary Examination for Part I of the Classical Tripos).

GL  7. Homer.

GL  8. Virgil.

GL  9. Greek prose and verse composition (Paper 7 of the Preliminary Examination for Part I of the Classical Tripos).

GL 10. Latin prose and verse composition (Paper 8 of the Preliminary Examination for Part I of the Classical Tripos).

GL 11. Alternative passages for translation from Greek authors (Paper 2 of Part I of the Classical Tripos).

GL 12. Alternative passages for translation from Latin authors (Paper 4 of Part I of the Classical Tripos).

GL 13. Passages for translation from Greek and Latin authors.

GL 14. Greek literature (Paper 5 of Part I of the Classical Tripos).

GL 15. Latin literature (Paper 6 of Part I of the Classical Tripos).

GL 16. Greek and Roman history (Paper 7 of Part I of the Classical Tripos).

GL 17. Greek and Roman philosophy (Paper 8 of Part I of the Classical Tripos).

GL 18. Greek and Roman art and archaeology (Paper 9 of Part I of the Classical Tripos).

GL 19. Greek and Latin philology and linguistics (Paper 10 of Part I of the Classical Tripos).

GL 20. Translation from English into Greek prose and verse (Paper 11 of Part I of the Classical Tripos).

GL 21. Translation from English into Latin prose and verse (Paper 12 of Part I of the Classical Tripos).

SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS

Part Ib

Candidates offering a modern language and either classical Greek or classical Latin.

(Statutes and Ordinances, p. 342)

Regulation 1.

By amending sub-paragraph (iii) so as to read:

(iii) two additional papers chosen from Papers GL 13-19 and Schedule IB provided that a candidate who offers any of Papers GL 16-19 shall also offer either Paper GL 14 or Paper GL 15.

By inserting the following sentence at the end of the regulation:

A candidate may additionally offer either Paper GL 20 or GL 21.

Regulation 2.

By amending the regulation so as to read:

2. A candidate who offered one modern language and one classical language in Part IA, choosing Option A in the classical language and Option B in the modern language, shall offer in Part IB:

(i) Papers GL 11 or GL 12, and GL 13;
(ii) Paper GL 14 or GL 15;
(iii) two papers chosen from among the following: Papers GL 16-19; the papers in Schedule IB; and Paper B3 in the modern language.

A candidate may additionally offer either Paper GL 20 or GL 21.

Regulation 3.

By amending sub-paragraphs (ii) and (iii) so as to read:

(ii) Paper GL 13;
(iii) three papers chosen from Papers GL 14-19 and Schedule B provided that a candidate who offers any of Papers GL 16-19 shall also offer either Paper GL 14 or Paper GL 15.

A candidate may additionally offer either Paper GL 20 or GL 21.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 21 March 2001
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