LATIN 433

Cicero

Comparative Arts and Letters College of Humanities

Course Description

Selections from the works of Cicero.

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 evaluate texts of Cicero through close reading in the original language and express their understanding in examinations and essays.

Title

Reading Latin with Understanding

Learning Outcome

By approaching the texts of Cicero, successful students will learn techniques of reading Latin prose 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 the texts of Cicero.

Title

Literary History

Learning Outcome

Students will understand the place of Cicero in the literary history of Classical antiquity, locating him in the larger context of political and cultural history.