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

Fall 2005

LAT 311 • Second-Year Latin I: Selected Roman Writers

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
30980 MWF
8:00 AM-9:00 AM
WAG 112
JOHNSON

Course Description

This course has two aims: to increase the students fluency in Latin through reading and close examination of connected passages of prose and poetry and to introduce the students to Roman life and culture through the reading. Selections from Roman prose and poetry will be read. Students are responsible for attending class and completing the assigned translations for the day. Attendance is essential to success in this course. Prerequisites: LAT 507, 508, or 506Q, or the equivalent in a placement exam, with a grade of at least C. Texts M. Hammond and A. Amory, Aeneas to Augustus (Harvard University Press, 2001). C. E. Bennett, New Latin Grammar (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2004). D. P. Simpson, Cassells Latin Dictionary (Wiley Publishing, 1968). Grade Allotment: Two Hour Exams (100 points each) 200 Quizzes /Homework 100 Participation 50 Final Exam 100 Total points 450

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