LATIN 505 - Intermediate Latin
Fall 2021, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Latin (LATIN)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
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Credits:
3
Advisory Prerequisites:
LATIN 502 or equivalent. Graduate standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Description

The readings in this course focus on Greek influences on Roman literature. We will explore Catullus' translations and transformations of Greek sources and ideas in his refined poetic corpus. We will contrast Catullus’s legacy to Cicero’s multi-faceted written legacy that is intricately intertwined with his political career. We will examine Cicero's dependence upon Greek models in his speech In Catilinam Oratio Prima. You will learn the strategies and skills needed to become a confident reader of both prose and poetry in Latin. You will learn about the time of transition and conflict that these two contemporary authors lived and worked in. You will also gain an understanding of complex grammar and a more refined sense of Latin rhetorical style that will enhance your ability to compose good prose in English as well.

Course Requirements:

Four review quizzes, two sight quizzes and a final paper.

Intended Audience:

Requires completion of four semesters of college Latin or the equivalent. For students coming out of LAT 231Honors, this course fulfills the final semester of the language requirement

Class Format:

Two meetings per week

Schedule

LATIN 505 - Intermediate Latin
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
 In Person
15481
Open
9
1Graduate Standing
-
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Meets with Latin 301

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