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

Spring 2009

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

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Course Description

32410 MWF 9-10 CBA 4.340 32415 TTH 11-1230 GAR 2.124 32420 MWF 12-1 SZB 284 32425 TTH 1230-2 CBA 4.336 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.


Texts: Boyd, Vergil's Aeneid: Books I-VI (Bolchazy Carducci


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