Notice to centres
- FAO: Head of Classics
- Date: September 2013
- Subject: GCSE Classical Greek (J291) and GCSE Classical Greek (Short Course) (J091)
Set texts for examination in June 2015
Section A: Selections from Herodotus
Section XI: Captures of Babylon B, Second Capture, by Darius
The text will be taken from Tales from Herodotus (pages 33-38) eds GS Farnell and M Goff (Duckworth/BCP) ISBN 9780862920913
Candidates will be expected to have read the introduction to Section XI and the accompanying notes.
Section B: Selections from Lucian
Lucian A True Story, Sections 7, 8 and 9, omitting sections 9b (12 lines) and 9c (10 lines)
The text will be taken from Lucian (pages 40-54) ed Keith C. Sidwell (Bristol Classical Press) ISBN 09065 1536X
Candidates will be expected to have read the introduction to Chapter III on page 40 of Sidwell’s BCP edition.
Unit B404 Classical Greek Verse Literature
Section A: Selections from Homer Odyssey XXI
Homer Odyssey XXI, lines 288-423
The text will be taken from: Homer Odyssey XXI
Four Greek Authors ed E C Kennedy (Duckworth/BCP) ISBN 0333063872
Section B: Selections from Euripides Iphigenia in Aulis
Euripides: Iphigenia in Aulis, lines 1-55, 155-201, 280-309
The text will be taken from Euripides: Scenes from Iphigenia in Aulis & Iphigenia in Tauris ed. E C Kennedy (Bristol Classical Press) ISBN 0-906515-97-1
The set texts listed in this notice are for examination in June 2015.
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