LATIN 401 - Republican Prose
Section: 001 Cicero
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Latin (LATIN)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
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Advisory Prerequisites:
LATIN 301 or 302 or permission of instructor.
Other Course Info:
May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

We will read carefully Cicero's Philippics I & II, speeches written against Marcus Antonius in the the turmoil following the death of Julius Caesar and the ensuing struggle for power. We will attend to grammar, syntax, vocabulary to develop your fluency, accuracy, and ability to discover the rhetorical strategies of these texts composed at the apex of Cicero's influence.

Course Requirements:

Preparation of daily translation assignments, regular quizzes, oral recitations, a midterm and final exam.

Intended Audience:

Latin students at the intermediate level with solid command of grammar and forms.

Class Format:

Three meetings per week (recitation, translation, discussion)

LATIN 401 - Republican Prose
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
MWF 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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ISBN: 052142285X
Cicero, Philippics I - II, Author: Cicero. Ed. by John T. Ramsey., Publisher: Cambridge Univ. Press 1. publ. 2003
ISBN: 0199102058
An elementary Latin dictionary, Author: Charlton T. Lewis., Publisher: Clarendon Abridged e 1977
ISBN: 0865164770
Gildersleeve's Latin grammar, Author: by B. L. Gildersleeve and G. Lodge ; foreword by Ward W. Briggs, Jr. ; comprehensive bibliography by William E. Wycislo., Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci 3rd ed. 2003
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