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

Fall 2003

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

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
29260 MWF
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
WAG 112
Warren

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 AeneidĀ  as an historical and literary source for Roman history and culture 4. To appreciate reading a major literary work in the original language

Grading Policy

Homework assignments, class participation and tutorials (30%), quizzes (20%), hour tests and final exam (50%).

Texts

Boyd, Vergil's Aeneid: Books I-VI (Bolchazy Carducci) Fitzgerald, tr. Virgil: The Aeneid (Random) Bennett, New Latin Grammar (Bolchazy Carducci) Simpson, ed. Cassell's L-E/E-L Dictionary (Wiley & Sons)

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