LATIN 409 - Augustan Poetry
Section: 001 Ovid
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Latin (LATIN)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
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Advisory Prerequisites:
LATIN 301 or 302 or permission of instructor.
May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit(s).
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In this course, we will read selections from Ovid’s Epistulae heroidum (Heroides), imagined letters from famous women of ancient myth to the men who abandoned them. In addition to translating the Latin texts, we will discuss topics such as: gender; style and genre; poetry and rhetoric; intertextuality; authorship and authenticity; and the later reception of Ovid.

Course Requirements:

The final grade will consist of: 1) midterm exam (20%); 2) in-class presentation (20%); 3) essay (25%); 4) final exam (25%); 5) class participation and attendance (10%).

Intended Audience:

For majors. Students should have taken either LATIN 301 or LATIN 302; otherwise, please contact the instructor.

Class Format:

Two classes per week.

LATIN 409 - Augustan Poetry
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001 (REC)
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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ISBN: 9780521368346
Heroides-- select epistles, Author: Ovid ; edited by Peter E. Knox., Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1. publ. 1995
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