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Lesley Dean-Jones, Chair 2210 Speedway, Mail Code C3400, Austin, TX 78712-1738 • 512-471-5742

Spring 2006

LAT 312K • Second-Year Latin II: Vergil's Aeneid

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
31490 MWF
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
CBA 4.340
Gulizio

Course Description

Course objectives: 1) To read sections of Vergil's Aeneid in Latin, and to discuss questions of grammar, syntax, and vocabulary, and techniques of translation 2) To read and scan Latin hexameter verse, as illustrated by the Aeneid 3) To read and evaluate the Aeneid as an historical and literary source for Roman history and culture 4) To appreciate reading a major literary work in the original language Prerequisites: LAT 311 or LAT 312M, or the equivalent in a placement exam, with a grade of at least C. Requirements: Homework assignments, class participation and tutorials (30%), quizzes (20%), hour tests and final exam (50%). Texts: Pharr, ed. Vergil's Aeneid: Books I-VI (Bolchazy-Carducci) Smith & Lockwood, Chambers Murray Latin-English Dictionary (Chambers Hattap)

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