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

Fall 2006

LAT 324 • Adv. Latin Grammar and Composition

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
33135 TTh
8:00 AM-9:30 AM
WAG 112

Course Description

This course offers an intensive review of Latin grammar, morphology and syntax as well as an introduction to the fundamental elements of Latin prose style across a range of genres and periods. It will be assumed that the student has a strong, general grasp of Latin syntax and morphology. Students registered for Latin 324 must have taken AT LEAST 4 semesters of Latin and, preferably, also at least one upper division Latin course at the University of Texas. No previous experience in prose composition is necessary for success in this course; you must, however, be willing to attend class regularly, participate, and prepared the assigned compositions and readings if you expect to do well. Class meetings will be devoted to discussions of Latin grammar, syntax, and style; review of weekly assignments; and the close reading of extended prose passages. Your final grade will be determined by your performance on the following exercises: 3 midterms (60%) Weekly assignments (20%) Participation (10%) Final Composition exercise (10%)


.A. Russell, An Anthology of Latin Prose North and Hillard, Latin Prose Composition Anne Mahoney, Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar John C. Traupman, The New College Latin & English Dictionary


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