LATN 030. Advanced Survey of Latin Poetry


The poems in this course will be chosen in consultation with participants. Depending on interest, texts to be read in Latin may include Catullus, "The Marriage of Peleus and Thetis" and "The Lock of Berenice"; Lucretius; Vergil, Eclogues or Georgics; Ovid, esp. Ars Amatoria; the Pervigilum Veneris; selections from the Anthologia Latina; selections fro the Carmina Burana or other medieval texts. Students will read modern critical scholarship and write a number of critical essays. Students interested in this course should contact the instructor, preferably before the start of classes.

 
Prerequisite: Students should have completed one or two intermediate Latin courses at the college level, or the equivalent in high school (e.g. successful completion of the AP or IB programs).
Humanities.
Writing course.
1 credit.
Fall 2021. Turpin.
Spring 2023. Turpin.
Catalog chapter: Classics  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/classics


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