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Survey of Roman Literature II: The Empire

Latin 508 - Spring 2019

An overview of the literature of the Roman imperial period, for graduate students. We will read substantial excerpts from major texts and authors beginning with the Augustan era and extending at least two centuries. By encountering a range of genres and styles, students will develop important reading strategies, cover a substantial amount of the graduate Latin Reading Lists, learn about the history and contexts of literary production in the empire, and become confident users of the relevant bibliography and research tools. PREREQ: GRADUATE STANDING IN CLASSICS, OR IN ANOTHER DEPARTMENT WITH PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.
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Survey of Roman Literature II: The Empire
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