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Medieval Latin: Martyrs, Kings, Saints and Lovers
LAT 261
Spring 2007 not offered
Crosslisting: MDST 261

Introduction to Latin literature of late antiquity and the Middle Ages. In the course we will read selections from a variety of texts from the third to the 12th century: historical works, biographies, martyrdom accounts and saints' lives, dramas, letters, and lyrics of love, praise, humor, and satire. Topics discussed will include the development of the Latin language; figural and allegorical interpretation; medieval biography, hagiography, and historiography; the representation of the individual; and the theme of love in the Latin literature of the Middle Ages.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA CLAS
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (MDST)(MDST-Art/Arch)(MDST-History)(MDST-Lang/Lit)(MDST-Phil/Reli)

Last Updated on MAR-27-2023
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