Latin Imperial Prose (LATN3606)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit expands students' knowledge of the prose literature of the Roman Empire through a study of one or more important texts from this vital period in Rome's literary development. The focus of the unit will be on the interpretation, literary appreciation and generic and/or historical background of the texts. Language skills will continue to be tested and developed by periodic exercises in unseen translation.

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Classes

3x1-hr lectures/week

Assessment

1x2hr exam (45%), 5x100wd unseen translation exercises (10%) and 1x2000wd essay (45%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

LATN3600

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