Graduate Courses: Latin

LATN 730: Roman Satire:

Translation and analysis from the satires of Horace, Juvenal, Persius, and Petronius; Satiricon and epigrams of Martial; Roman satire and critical approaches.
(This is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

Prerequisite: Intermediate Latin or equivalent.
Units: 3

LATN 736: Roman Novel:

Translation and analysis of Roman novels. Discussion of historical context.
(LATN 436/LATN 736 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Latin.
Units:3

LATN 740: Roman Philosophy:

Translation and analysis of Roman philosophical works. Discussion of historical context.
(LATN 440/LATN 740 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Latin.
Units: 3

LATN 741: Roman Oratory and Rhetoric:

Translation and analysis of Roman speeches and works of rhetorical theory. Discussion of historical context.
(LATN 441/LATN 741 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Latin.
Units: 3

LATN 745: Latin Epic I:

Translation and analysis of Latin epic poetry, with a focus on Vergil's Eclogues, Georgics, and/or Aeneid 1-6. Discussion of poetic models and historical context.
(LATN 445/LATN 745 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Latin.
Units: 3

LATN 746: Latin Epic II:

Translation and analysis of Latin epic poetry with a focus on Vergil's Aeneid 7-12 and/or Ovid's Metamorphoses. Discussion of poetic models and historical context.
(LATN 446/LATN 746 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Latin.
Units: 3

LATN 750: Roman Drama:

Translation and analysis from the works of Plautus, Terence, Seneca; performance of ancient comedy, tragedy.
(This is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

Prerequisite for LATN 750: Intermediate Latin or equivalent.
Units: 3

LATN 755: Latin Elegy and Lyric I:

Translation and analysis of Latin lyric and elegiac poetry, with a focus on Catullus, Propertius, Tibullus, and Horace. Discussion of historical context.

Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Latin.
Units: 3

LATN 756: Latin Lyric and Elegy II:

Translation and analysis of Latin lyric and elegiac poetry, with a focus on Ovid, Martial, and Statius. Discussion of historical context.
(This is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor; reading knowledge of Latin.
Units: 3

LATN 760: Roman Historiography I:

Translation and analysis of Roman historiographical texts, with a focus on authors from the republican period and early principate. Discussion of literary models and historical context.
(LATN 460/LATN 760 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Latin.
Units: 3

LATN 761: Roman Historiography II:

Translation and analysis of Roman historiographical texts, with a focus on authors from the imperial period. Discussion of literary models and historical context.
(This is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor; reading knowledge of Latin.
Units: 3

LATN 899: Independent Study:

Advanced reading of an ancient Latin author or authors, under the supervision of a member of the Classics faculty. Enrollment by petition. May be repeated for a total of 6 units.

Prerequisites: Advanced reading knowledge of Latin and consent of supervising faculty member.
Units: 1-3