Lyric and Elegy

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Lyric and Elegy

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Classics, Latin

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    LTN 201 or permission of the Instructor.

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

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  • Overview

    This course is open to students of Latin who have already mastered the grammar and syntax of the language at an advanced level. All texts will be studied in the original language. Students are introduced to Roman lyric and elegaic poetry through selections from Catullus, Tibullus, Propertius and Ovid. Emphasis will be placed on the interpretation of individual poems and their place in the ancient lyric tradition.

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