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Thursday, 01 Dec 2016

Classical Greek Stage 6 Prescriptions 2011-2023: Edition updates

BOSTES 47/16

Who needs to read this notice:
Curriculum co-ordinators
HSC co-ordinators
Head Teachers Languages
Classical Greek Teachers

Effective immediately

The prescribed edition for the Classical Greek Continuers verse text for 2017 – 2018 is:

  • Jebb, R C (ed), Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus, Bristol Classical Press, 1981.

Text quoted in the HSC exam will be taken from this edition.

Note that the following text has been removed from the Classical Greek Continuers Resources list:

Dawe, R D (ed) Sophocles: Oedipus Rex, Cambridge University Press, 1982.

The amended resource list is available to download from the syllabus section of the BOSTES website.

For more information, contact:
Howard Jacobs
Inspector, Languages
(02) 9367 8152