LATIN 410 - Poetry of the Republic or Later Empire
Section: 001 Terence, Adelphoe and the Eunuchus
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Latin (LATIN)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
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 two comedies by the Roman playwright Terence, the Adelphoe and the Eunuchus. The class will center on daily translation. We will pay close attention to language, style and meter, but will also discuss characters and plot, comedic devices, and the relationship of these plays both to their Greek originals and to the Roman context.

Midterm, Final, Final paper.

Required texts:

  • R.H. Martin, ed., Adelphoe (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1976).
  • J. Barsby, ed., Eunuchus (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1999).

    Students should also have their own copy of a Latin dictionary and grammar (e.g., Lewis, Elementary Latin Dictionary and Allen & Greenough, New Latin Grammar).

LATIN 410 - Poetry of the Republic or Later Empire
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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ISBN: 0521290015
Adelphoe, Author: Terence ; edited by R.H. Marti, Publisher: Cambridge University Press Repr. 2002
ISBN: 0521458714
Eunuchus, Author: Terence ; edited by John Barsb, Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1999
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