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CLAS 112.00 The Epic in Classical Antiquity: Texts, Contexts, and Intertexts 6 credits

Open: Size: 30, Registered: 24, Waitlist: 0

Weitz Center 132

Synonym: 62265

Chico L Zimmerman

It would be difficult to overstate the importance of the early Greek epics for the classical world and the western literary tradition that emerged from that world. This course will study closely both the Iliad and the Odyssey, as well as Hesiod’s Theogony, and then consider a range of works that draw upon these epics for their creator’s own purposes, including Virgil’s own epic, the Aeneid. By exploring the reception and influence of ancient epic, we will develop an appreciation for intertextuality and the dynamics of reading in general as it applies to generations of readers, including our own.

LATN 285.00 Weekly Latin 2 credits, S/CR/NC only

Open: Size: 25, Registered: 6, Waitlist: 0

Language & Dining Center 202


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Synonym: 62275

Chico L Zimmerman

This course is intended for students who have completed Latin 204 (or equivalent) and wish to maintain and deepen their language skills. Students will meet weekly to review prepared passages, as well as reading at sight. Actual reading content will be determined prior to the start of term by the instructor in consultation with the students who have enrolled. There will be brief, periodic assessments of language comprehension throughout the term. 

Prerequisite: Latin 204 or equivalent

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