LATIN 231 - Roman Kings and Emperors
Fall 2022, Section 004
Instruction Mode: Section 004 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Latin (LATIN)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
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Details

Credits:
4
Other:
Honors
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 295.
Waitlist Capacity:
20
Enforced Prerequisites:
LATIN 102, 103, or 195.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Restricted by placement exam or permission of Elementary Latin Program coordinator.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Undergrad and Grad
Meet Together Classes:
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Full Term 8/29/22 - 12/9/22 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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Description

This course reviews grammar as it introduces you to the masters of classical Latin prose and poetry through adapted texts on Rome's history and through extensive passages from Caesar' De Bello Gallico, Augustus' Res Gestae and Vergil. Efficient reading, vocabulary and translations skills are the goal. In addition, you will acquire knowledge of meter and poetic style. The successful completion of the course allows you to fulfill the final semester of your language requirement with a 300 or 400 level Latin class which already counts towards a minor or major in a Classics-related field. For freshmen, LAT 301 or higher taken in their first year also carries automatically an honors notation. The graduate number for this course is LAT 503.

Course Requirements:

Daily home-work, short quizzes, 3 review tests, 2 sight quizzes and 2 basic skills tests.

Intended Audience:

The class is for highly motivated students. If you are not in the honors college, you need an override to register, but anyone with a desire to take this course receives an override by emailing mbiggs@umich.edu.

Class Format:

Four 50 min language classes taught by a very experienced and enthusiastic professor.

Schedule

LATIN 231 - Roman Kings and Emperors
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
 In Person
11353
Open
6
 
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MTuThF 9:00AM - 10:00AM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22
002 (REC)
 In Person
11354
Closed
0
 
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MTuThF 12:00PM - 1:00PM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22
004 (REC)
 In Person
11356
Open
8
10LSA Hnrs
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MTuTh 1:00PM - 2:00PM
F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22
005 (REC)
 In Person
22080
Closed
0
 
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MTuThF 1:00PM - 2:00PM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22

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