LATIN 232 - Vergil, Aeneid
Section: 002
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Latin (LATIN)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
Lang Req
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 295.
Waitlist Capacity:
Waitlist Notes:
Deborah Pennell Ross, Latin Program Coordinator -
Enforced Prerequisites:
LATIN 231.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Restricted by placement exam or permission of Elementary Latin Program coordinator.
Lang Req:
This course is part of the Language Requirement sequence.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course explores the Augustan age of Rome through the text of the Res Gestae Divi Augusti, extensive reading in Vergil's Aeneid, and excerpts from Ovid's Metamorphoses. This course will ask you to bring together and apply the knowledge and skills you have acquired up to this point and to build on these as you learn to read Roman epic poetry. There will be some grammar review as necessary. You will also study Vergil's Aeneid in English translation. By term's end, you should have both a good understanding and appreciation of the age of Augustus, and have acquired an ability to handle Latin texts with control and comprehension.

Course Requirements:

Grading is based on class participation, quizzes, hour exams, and a final.

Intended Audience:

This course intended for students who have successfully completed LATIN 231 or have been placed in the course via examination.

Class Format:

Four meetings per week for reading and translation of Latin texts, review of grammatical points and discussion of historical, literary, and cultural issues.

LATIN 232 - Vergil, Aeneid
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
MTuThF 9:00AM - 10:00AM
002 (REC)
MTuThF 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (REC)
MTuThF 1:00PM - 2:00PM
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ISBN: 9780865164550
Res gestae divi Augusti : as recorded in the Monumentum Ancyranum and the Monumentum Antiochenum, Author: Augustus, Imperator Caesar., Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers 2000
ISBN: 1585102261
Vergil, Aeneid 2, Author: Randall T. Ganiban., Publisher: Focus 2008
ISBN: 9780872207318
Virgil Aeneid Tranlated by Stanley Lombardo., Author: Virgil ; translated by Stanley Lombardo ; introduction by W.R. Johnson, Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company 2005
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