Comparative Arts and Letters
 

Vergil

Vergil
In-depth study of Vergil's poetry.
LATIN
431
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesLATIN 301
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining LATIN 431
Course Outcomes: 

Reading Latin

By approaching the texts of Vergil, successful students will learn techniques of reading Latin poetic literature with subtlety and precision.

Critical Method

Successful students will understand and apply principles and practice of critical method in all its complexity, with specific reference to the texts of Vergil.

Literary History

Successful students will understand the place of Vergil in the literary history of Classical Literature, locating him in the larger context of political and cultural history.

Close Reading in Original Language

Successful students will intelligently evaluate texts of Vergil through close reading in the original language and express this in examinations and essays.