LATIN 233 - Latin of the Church Fathers
Section: 001
Term: WN 2008
Subject: Latin (LATIN)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
Lang Req
Advisory Prerequisites:
Lang Req:
This course is part of the Language Requirement sequence.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The purpose of this course is to read ca 1500 lines in selections from Jerome, Ambrose, and Augustine. A few weeks of the course will be devoted to reading passages from Vergil's Aeneid which influenced Augustine. While solidifying students' control over the essentials of Classical Latin grammar, the course will highlight the differences between Classical Latin and the language of the post-Nicene Church Fathers. It will also prepare students to handle Early Christian texts with confidence and appreciation for language, style, and rhetorical technique.

Intended audience:For students wanting an alternative for fulfilling the 4th term language requirement.

Course Requirements:2 exams; short independent project; final exam

Class Format:4 hours per week in recitation format

LATIN 233 - Latin of the Church Fathers
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001 (REC)
MTuWTh 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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