Courses

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Elementary Latin (LAT-111)
An introduction to the fundamental morphology and syntax of Latin. Exercises in grammar and translation are based primarily upon quotations from Latin literature. No prerequisite. (Offered in Fall only)
Intermediate Latin (LAT-112)
An introduction to advanced grammar and the idiomatic language of Latin. Emphasis is given to the development of translation skills by reading extended passages of Latin prose and poetry. Prerequisite: Latin 111 or consent of instructor. (Offered in Spring only)
Latin Prose and Poetry (LAT-211)
Readings from ancient and medieval Latin. Selections range from Cicero's philosophical works to the Aeneid of Vergil and some attention is given to the literature's relationship to cultural milieu. Prerequisite: Latin 112 or consent of instructor. (Offered in Fall only)
Roman Rhetoric (LAT-301)
Selections from the orations and rhetorical treatises of Cicero. Consideration is given to the influence of rhetoric in politics and education. Prerequisites: LAT 211, previous enrollment in Latin 300-level, or consent of instructor.
Roman Comedy (LAT-302)
Selected works of the comic playwrights Plautus and Terence. Colloquial Latin, the definition of humor and the influences of Greek comedy are important topics. Prerequisites: LAT 211, previous enrollment in Latin 300-level, or consent of instructor.
Roman Historiography (LAT-311)
Selections from the works of major Roman historians: Sallust, Livy and Tacitus. Emphasis will be given to the work of one author in matters of style, content and bias. Prerequisites: LAT 211, previous enrollment in Latin 300-level, or consent of instructor.
Latin Lyric and Elegy (LAT-312)
Selections from the Odes of Horace, the elegies of Propertius, and Ovid's Amores. Attention is directed to poetry as a vehicle of personal expression and social commentary. Prerequisites: LAT 211, previous enrollment in Latin 300-level, or consent of instructor.
Latin Epic (LAT-322)
The epic genre as defined by Roman poets. A typical focus is Vergil's Aeneid with some comparative analysis of epics written by Lucretius, Ovid and Lucan. Prerequisites: LAT 211, previous enrollment in Latin 300-level, or consent of instructor.
Silver Age Latin (LAT-331)
PROSE readings from the Satyricon of Petronius and the letters of Seneca and Pliny the Younger. Consideration is given to the literary expression of the changing mores and perspectives of imperial Roman society. Prerequisites: LAT 211, previous enrollment in Latin 300-level, or consent of instructor.
Silver Age Latin (LAT-332)
POETRY selections from the epigrams of Martial and the Satires of Juvenal. Consideration centers on poetry as an instrument for social criticism and personal invective. Prerequisites: LAT 211, previous enrollment in Latin 300-level, or consent of instructor.
Topics in Latin Language and Literature (LAT-341)
An examination of a particular genre, theme, or topic in the Latin language or literature. Past offerings have included 'Latin Prose Composition', 'Medieval Latin', and 'Imaginary Women'. Prerequisites: LAT 211, previous enrollment in Latin 300-level, or consent of instructor.
Directed Study (LAT-361)
Directed Study (LAT-362)
Independent Study (LAT-363)
Independent Study (LAT-364)
Senior Research (LAT-451)
Senior Research (LAT-452)