June 2015 Greek Set Texts

A2 Prose

Language: Thucydides

Literature: Plato, Protagoras 320b8–328d4

               or Herodotus, Book VIII. 56–65, 78–88, 94–5, 97–9

A2 Verse

Language: Euripides (iambic trimeters)

Literature: Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 1–77, 300–428, 532–582, 1369–1415

               or Aristophanes, Clouds 80–262, 961–1008, 1399–1475


AS Literature

Prose: Lysias, Against Simon Sections 5–39 and 44–48

Verse: Homer, Iliad 22 lines 247–474



B403 Prose Literature:

Section A: Selections from Herodotus
                  Section XI: Captures of Babylon B, Second Capture, by Darius

Section B: Selections from Lucian
                  Lucian A True Story, Sections 7, 8 and 9, omitting sections 9b (12 lines) and 9c (10 lines)

B404 Verse Literature:

Section A: Selections from Homer Odyssey XXI

                  Homer Odyssey XXI, lines 288–423

Section B: Selections from Euripides Iphigenia in Aulis

                   Euripides: Iphigenia in Aulis, lines 1–55, 155–201, 280–309

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