LATIN 430

Livy

Comparative Arts and Letters College of Humanities

Course Description

Selections from Livy's Ab Urbe Condita.

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

Reading Latin

Learning Outcome

By approaching the text of Livy successful students will learn techniques of reading Latin prose literature with subtlety, precision, and a high degree of understanding.

Title

Critical Method

Learning Outcome

Successful students will understand and apply principles and practice of critical theory, with specific reference to the texts of Livy.

Title

Literary History

Learning Outcome

Successful students will understand the place of Livy in the literary history of Classical antiquity, locating him and his work in the larger context of politcal and cultural history.

Title

Close Reading in Original Language

Learning Outcome

Successful students will intelligently evaluate the text of Livy through close reading in the original langauge and express this in examinations and essays.