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Latin (LATIN) Courses

Lower Division

LATIN 211 ELEMENTARY CLASSICAL LATIN (4-1-4)(F)(FH). An intensive introduction to the basic vocabulary, grammar and syntax of classical Latin with emphasis on comprehension of the nominal declension and verbal conjugation forms of the language. Survey of Roman republican literature with illustrative reading passages excerpted from the ancient authors.

LATIN 212 ADVANCED CLASSICAL LATIN (4-1-4)(S)(FH). Second semester of the intensive introduction to the study of classical Latin with emphasis on comprehension of the advanced grammatical forms and syntactical patterns of the language. Survey of Roman imperial literature with translations and analysis of extended historical and literary texts from the ancient authors. PREREQ: LATIN 211 or PERM/INST.

Upper Division

LATIN 310 THE AUGUSTAN AGE (3-0-3)(F)(Odd years). Translation and analysis of classical texts from authors of the “Golden Age of Latin Literature,” such as Cicero, Caesar, Vergil, and Livy. Survey of materials and methods of teaching Latin in secondary schools. PREREQ: LATIN 212 or PERM/INST.

LATIN 320 EARLY CHURCH LATIN LITERATURE (3-0-3)(S)(Even years). Translation and analysis of selections from the major writings of the Latin Fathers of the early Church, such as Tertullian, Cyprian, Lactantius, Ambrose, Jerome and Augustine. PREREQ: LATIN 212 or PERM/INST.

LATIN 330 THE CONSTANTINIAN ERA (3-0-3)(F)(Even years). Translation and analysis of Christian texts from the Constantinian Era, such as imperial biographies, laws, letters, and creeds. Survey of materials and methods of teaching Latin in secondary schools. PREREQ: LATIN 212 or PERM/INST.

LATIN 340 MEDIEVAL LATIN LITERATURE (3-0-3)(S)(Odd years). Translation and analysis of selections from significant medieval Latin writers, such as the papal biographers, Egeria, Gregory of Tours, the Venerable Bede, Einhard, Pope Gregory VII, Fulcher of Chartres, Abelard and Jacques De Vitry. PREREQ: LATIN 212 or PERM/INST.