LATIN 449 - Roman Satire
Section: 001 Horace's Satires
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Latin (LATIN)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
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Advisory Prerequisites:
At least one intermediate LATIN course (LATIN 401, 402, 409, 410).
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Our focus will be on Horatian satire, but we will also read selections from earlier and later Roman satire as well (Lucilius; Persius and Juvenal). In addition to questions of translation and language, we will also consider the origins of the genre, which the Romans considered to be “all our own”, the historical context, and topics such as free speech, patronage, morality, food and literature.

Course Requirements:

Quizzes, Final, Paper

Intended Audience:

Advanced undergraduates

Class Format:

3 meetings/week

LATIN 449 - Roman Satire
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
MWF 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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ISBN: 9780806111773
Satires and epistles, Author: Horace ; [with introd. and notes by Edward P. Morris]., Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press 3. print. 1968
ISBN: 9780521458511
Satires, book i., Author: Horace ; edited by Emily Gowers., Publisher: Cambridge Univ Press 1998
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