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

Spring 2005

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

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
30125 to 30130 Multiple Sections

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


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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