Classical Studies | Roman Lit in Translation
C360 | 27824 | Balint, B


C360 Latin Literature in Translation: Imperial Roman Identities. In
this course we will consider Roman writers of the first through sixth
centuries as imperial citizens, as literary innovators and
participants in textual communities, as critics of contemporary
culture and as cultural pioneers themselves. Authors will include
Suetonius, Martial, Juvenal, Apuleius, Perpetua, Augustine, Boethius,
and others. Prerequisites: students should have a basic knowledge of
Roman civilization and history (C102 highly recommended), and the
ability to compose an analytical essay. Evaluation: five essays,
class participation, occasional reading quizzes.