LATIN 411R

Latin Vulgate and Early Christian Latin Texts

Comparative Arts and Letters College of Humanities

Course Description

Topics include Latin Vulgate and selections from other early Christian Latin texts.

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

Grammar, Syntax, and Vocabulary

Learning Outcome

Successful students will master the forms, syntax, and substantial vocabulary of the Latin of the Vulgate and/or other contemporary Christian texts.

Title

Reading the Latin Vulgate and other Christian Texts

Learning Outcome

Successful students will learn techniques for reading the Latin vulgate and other Latin Christian texts with subtlety and precision.

Title

Critical Method

Learning Outcome

Successful students will understand and apply principles and practice of critical method, with specific reference to the Latin Vulgate and related texts.

Title

Literary History and Context

Learning Outcome

Successful students will understand the literary history of Biblical and Classical literature in the larger context of political and cultural history.

Title

Evaluation of Texts

Learning Outcome

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