Readings in Roman Epic

Course Type: 
LAT
Code: 
3530
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Virgil's Aeneid, Ovid's Metamorphoses; Lucan, Statius, Valerius Flaccus, and Silius. Topics include intent and structure of the Aeneid, history and development of Roman epic, structure and transitional devices in the Metamorphoses, and the nature of rhetorical epic.

Prerequisites: 

Undergraduate level LAT 2010 Minimum Grade of D