LATIN 441

Medieval Latin

Comparative Arts and Letters College of Humanities

Course Description

Study of particular periods (e.g., Carolingian renaissance, twelfth-century renaissance) or genres (e.g., historiography, epic, autobiography), or survey of medieval Latin.

When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Close Reading in Original Language

Learning Outcome

Successful students will intelligently evaluate a variety of Medieval Latin texts in the original language and express their understanding in examinations and essays.

Title

Reading Latin with Understanding

Learning Outcome

By approaching a variety of Medieval Latin texts successful students will learn techniques of reading Latin prose and verse literature with subtlety and precision.

Title

Critical Method

Learning Outcome

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

Title

Literary History

Learning Outcome

Successful students will understand the place of a variety of Medieval Latin authors and texts in the literary history of Classical antiquity and the Middle Ages, locating them in the larger context of political and cultural history.