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Judith Thorn

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LAT 101 , LAT 102, LAT 103 Elementary Latin

The first two terms concentrate on grammar; the third term provides an introduction to classical Latin poetry and prose. Prerequisite(s): LAT 102 and LAT 103 each require the completion of the preceding course in the sequence or permission of the instructor; LAT 103 is SL; LAT 101, 102, 103 offered every FA, WI, SP sequentially; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 210 , LAT 310 Latin Prose Composition

This course reviews the fundamentals of Latin grammar and works toward refined knowledge of Latin idiom and sentence structure. Class meetings emphasize a workshop approach, with group critiques of composition assignments and stylistic analysis of selected prose passages. Prerequisite(s): LAT 103 or permission of the instructor; The course is graded on a S/U basis; Offered alternate years in winter; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 211 , LAT 311 Roman Historians

Selections from authors such as Caesar, Livy, and Tacitus are read in Latin. HUM; Prerequisite(s): LAT 103 or permission of the instructor; O; IC; LAT 311 is W; Offered on a 3-year rotation; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 212 , LAT 312 Latin Epic Poetry

Selections from works such as Virgil's Aeneid are read in Latin. HUM; Prerequisite(s): LAT 103 or permission of the instructor; O; IC; LAT 312 is W; Offered on a 3-year rotation; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 213 , LAT 313 Roman Comedy

Selected plays of Plautus or Terence are read in Latin. HUM; Prerequisite(s): LAT 103 or permission of the instructor; O; IC; LAT 313 is W; Offered on a 3-year rotation; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 214 , LAT 314 Roman Philosophy

Selections from Cicero's or Seneca's philosophical works or Lucretius' De Rerum Natura, are read in Latin. HUM; Prerequisite(s): LAT 103 or permission of the instructor; O; IC; LAT 314 is W; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 215 , LAT 315 Roman Rhetoric and Oratory

Selections from Cicero's speeches and/or his works on rhetoric are read in Latin. HUM; Prerequisite(s): LAT 103 or permission of the instructor; O; IC; LAT 315 is W; Offered on a 3-year rotation; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 216 , LAT 316 Roman Tragedy

A tragedy of Seneca is read in Latin. HUM; Prerequisite(s): LAT 103 or permission of the instructor; O; IC; LAT 316 is W; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 217 , LAT 317 Roman Novel

Selections from works such as Petronius' Satyricon and/or Apuleius' Golden Ass are read in Latin. HUM; Prerequisite(s): LAT 103 or permission of the instructor; O; IC; LAT 317 is W; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 218 , LAT 318 Roman Lyric and Elegiac Poetry

Selections from Catullus, Horace, Propertius, and Ovid are read in Latin. HUM; Prerequisite(s): LAT 103 or permission of the instructor; O; IC; LAT 318 is W; Offered on a 3-year rotation; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 270 , LAT 370 Topics in Latin Literature

Topics will vary from year to year, focusing on a particular text or theme in Latin literature. Examples: Mytth in Ovid; Horace and Rome; Roman Satire. Offered on a 3-year rotation; Staff

LAT 295 Special Topics (1/2 or 1)

Courses offered occasionally to students in special areas of Latin not covered in the usual curriculum. Staff

LAT 395 Special Topics (1/2 or 1)

Courses offered occasionally to students in special areas of Latin not covered in the usual curriculum. Staff

LAT 400 Advanced Studies (1/2 or 1)

See College Honors Program. Staff

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