Topics for study may include: epic, historiography, satire, oratory, personal poetry, art, architecture, Roman philosophy and religion, early imperial society, Medieval Latin; authors may include Catullus, Virgil, Ovid, Martial, Cicero, Caesar, Livy, and Pliny the Younger. In studying the chosen text (or collection of texts) and its political, social, and literary context, students continue their study of the Latin language.
Students will select an appropriate text in consultation with the convener.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- by the end of semester students will have increased their ability to read Latin with pleasure and understanding: some texts at sight, any texts with the aid of dictionaries, grammars, translations, and textual notes.
- students will have become acquainted with a particular author or set of authors, the world they lived in, and the literary genre in question.
- students will have reviewed and extended their understanding of the grammatical constructions of Latin; and they will have extended their Latin vocabulary.
Major 3,500 words essay (50%) (LO 1, 2, 3)
and three-hour final examination (50%) (LO 1, 2, 3).
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One meeting of one hour and nine hours of associated study time per week.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Assumed knowledge of LATN2101 or HSC Latin or equivalent; no other skills required
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|5026||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|