A selection of the poems of Catullus and portions of Cicero's Pro Caelio as a reflection of life in late Republican Rome, with a particular emphasis on the intersection between the lives of Catullus, the young Caelius, and their mutual love-interest Lesbia/Clodia. This course is intended for students with one year of college Latin or the equivalent (normally three to four years of high school Latin) includes a thorough review of Latin grammar and syntax.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARHA)(CCIV)(CLAS)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
D. Garrison, ed., THE STUDENT'S CATULLUS (Oklahoma 1989)
W. Englert, ed., CICERO PRO CAELIO (Bryn Mawr 1990).
J. Traupman, BANTAM NEW COLLEGE LATIN & ENGLISH DICTIONARY (New York 2007).
|Examination and Assignments: |
Preparation of daily translations; short vocabulary and grammar quizzes; one short essay; two exams; a final.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Intended for students with one year of college Latin or the equivalent, normally three to four years of high school Latin; in doubtful cases, consult the instructor.
|Instructor(s): Parslow,Christopher Times: ..T.R.. 01:20PM-02:40PM; Location: CAMS 3; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 19||SR major: 3||JR major: 3|| || |
|Seats Available: 15||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 2||JR non-major: 3||SO: 4||FR: 4|