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Textbook List for Semester 2 2021

History

HIS102: The Ancient World

  • Charles Freeman, Egypt, Greece and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean, 3rd edition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014)

HIS204: The Medieval World

  • Warren H. Carroll, A History of Christendom, Vol.2, The Building of Christendom, Front Royal, VA.: Christendom Press, 1987
  • Warren H. Carroll, A History of Christendom, Vol.3, The Glory of Christendom, Front Royal, VA.: Christendom Press, 1993

HIS301: Topics in Twentieth-Century History

  • Richard Pipes, A Concise History of the Russian Revolution, Vintage Books, 1996
  • Ian Kershaw, The Nazi Dictatorship, 4th edition, Bloomsbury Academic, 2015
  • Steven Lawson and Charles Payne, Debating the Civil Rights Movement 1945-1968, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2006
  • Henry Kissinger, On China, Penguin, 2012

HIS302: Australian Politics, Culture and Religion

  • John Carroll, Land of the Golden Cities: Australia’s Exceptional Prosperity and the Culture that Made It, (Redland Bay, QLD: Connor Court, 2017).
Literature

LIT102: Literature of the Western World: Ancient

  • Aeschylus. The Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Eumenides (trans Robert Fagles) Penguin Classics 
  • Homer. The Iliad. Translated by Robert Fagles. Penguin Classics.  
  • Lucretius. On the Nature of the Universe. Trans. Ronald Melville. Oxford World Classics, 2009.  
  • Murray, P. Classical Literary Criticism. Penguin Classics, 2000.  
  • Sophocles. The Theban Plays. Trans. E. F. Watling. Penguin Classics, 1974 
  • Virgil. The Aeneid. Trans. Robert Fagles. Penguin Classics, 2007.

LIT202: Literature of the Western World: Milton to Modern

  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  • Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  • A Turn of the Screw by Henry James
  • Paradise Lost by John Milton
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift.
  • LIT202 Subject Reader 

LIT303: The Catholic Imagination in Modern Literature

  • Will Arbery. Heroes of the Fourth Turning. Samuel French, Inc. ISBN: 9780573708626
  • Graham Greene. The End of the Affair. Vintage. ISBN: 9780099478447
  • Graham Greene. Brighton Rock. Vintage. ISBN:  9780099478478
  • Gerard Manley Hopkins. The Major Works. Oxford. ISBN: 9780199538850
  • Sigrid Undset. Kristin Lavransdatter: 1. The Wreath.  (trans T. Nunnally). Penguin. ISBN: 9780141180410 (This translation of The Wreath is essential)
  • Evelyn Waugh. Brideshead Revisited. Penguin. ISBN: 9780241472736

LIT304: Shakespeare

  • Julius Caesar. London: Penguin Shakespeare. 
  • Othello. London: Penguin Shakespeare. 
  • Richard II.  London: Penguin Shakespeare. 
  • Romeo & Juliet. London: Penguin Shakespeare. 
  • The Tempest. London: Penguin Shakespeare. 
  • Twelfth Night.  London: Penguin Shakespeare. 
Philosophy

PHI102: Metaphysics

No textbooks

PHI202: Moral Philosophy

No textbooks

PHI302: Social and Political Philosophy

No textbooks

PHI304: 20th Century Analytic Philosophy

No textbooks

Theology

THE102: The Development of Revelation

No textbooks

THE202: Fundamental Moral Theology

No textbooks

THE302: Bioethics and the Catholic Tradition

Fisher A, Catholic Bioethics for a New Millenium, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2012.

THE304: Public Morality and Catholic Social Ethics

No textbooks

Science

SCI304: Darwinian Revolution

No textbooks

SCI308: Formal Logic

No textbook required

Religious Education

RED501: Historical Context of Catholic Teaching

Refer to the DropBox link in your Orientation letter

RED502: Catechesis in Sacramental Theology

Refer to the DropBox link in your Orientation letter

RED503: Challenges and Strategies in Religious Education

Refer to the DropBox link in your Orientation letter

Greek
GRE102: Classical Greek II

  • Donald J. Mastronarde, Introduction to Attic Greek (second edition) University of California Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780520275713 (Please note that you must have a copy of the second edition.)
  • The dictionary of Classical Greek recommended for this course is: James Morwood and John Taylor (eds.), Pocket Oxford Classical Greek Dictionary, Oxford: Oxford University, 2002

Note that a different dictionary will be recommended for later courses in Greek, although Morwood & Taylor is still useful as a quick reference.

It is necessary that you possess a copy of the textbook but you do not need to own any dictionary.

GRE202: Classical Greek IV

  • Donald J. Mastronarde, Introduction to Attic Greek (second edition) University of California Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780520275713 (Please note that you must have a copy of the second edition.)

Students wishing to pursue study in Greek further may like to consider acquiring the full size “LSJ”: Henry George Liddell and Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, revised by Sir Henry Stuart Jones, Roderick Mackenzie et al. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996) – or any later edition. Otherwise the following two derivatives of LSJ are more than adequate for this course:

  •  Henry George Liddell & Robert Scott, A lexicon abridged from Liddell and Scott’s Greek- English lexicon, (Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1992) [Many editions]
  •  Henry George Liddell & Robert Scott, An intermediate Greek-English lexicon : founded upon the seventh edition of Liddell and Scott’s Greek-English lexicon, (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992) [Many editions].

GRE301: Main themes of Greek Literature

Students enrolled in this unit will be required to own a copy of the unit reader. The reader will be available for purchase from reception at the start of the semester.

Students wishing to pursue study in Greek further may like to consider acquiring the full size “LSJ”: Henry George Liddell and Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, revised by Sir Henry Stuart Jones, Roderick Mackenzie et al. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996) – or any later edition.

Otherwise the following two derivatives of LSJ are adequate for this course:

  • Henry George Liddell & Robert Scott, A lexicon abridged from Liddell and Scott’s Greek- English lexicon, (Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1992) [Many editions]
  • Henry George Liddell & Robert Scott, An intermediate Greek-English lexicon : founded upon the seventh edition of Liddell and Scott’s Greek-English lexicon, (Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1992) [Many editions].
Latin
LAN102: Classical Latin II

  • Sharpley, G.D.A. The Complete Latin Course, 2nd Edition, Routledge, Oxford, 2014

LAN204: Classical Latin IV

Students are required to have their own copies of the following book at every lecture and tutorial:

  • E. Hillard & C.G. Botting, Elementary Latin Exercises, London: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2013. ISBN: 9780715615256

Although Wheelock’s Latin is no longer being used in this unit, students should not dispose of their copies since occasional reference will be made to it.

  • F. M. Wheelock, Wheelock’s Latin, seventh edition revised by Richard A. Lafleur, (New York: HarperCollins, 2011)

LAN302: Pagans and Christians

  • Simpson D.P., Cassell’s Latin Dictionary, Wiley & Co., London, 1961. Or equivalent Latin Dictionary (feel free to check with your lecturer for equivalent dictionary titles).