- Code LATN2118
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Latin
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
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 final three hour examination (40%) (LO 1, 2, 3).
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One hour each week in class during the semester (13 hours)
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 KnowledgeAssumed knowledge of LATN2101 or HSC Latin or equivalent; no other skills required
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