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Reading Latin Prose: Cicero
LAT 201
Fall 2007
Section: 01  

An introduction to the reading of classical Latin prose, the course will include a review of Latin grammar and syntax. Students will read selections from Cicero's rhetorically most perfect speech, the PRO MILONE, in which he defends the faction leader Milo on the charge of murdering Cicero's sworn enemy, Clodius. The course will begin slowly, with the aim of gradually acclimatizing students to the rhythms and stylistic and syntactical patterns of Ciceronian oratory. The emphasis will be on understanding and translating the Latin, but we will consider Cicero's strategies of persuasion in the light of a contemporary handbook of rhetoric (read in English).

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA CLAS
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARHA)(CLST)(CLST-Literature)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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