2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
    Nov 17, 2019  
2019-2020 University Catalog
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LATN 320 - Literature in the Age of Nero


FDR: HL
Credits: 3

Prerequisite: LATN 202 or instructor consent. This course provides an opportunity for advanced Latin students to understand a very complicated period by examining representative literature of the age. Readings include the Thyestes of Seneca, as well as selections from his Moral Epistles, selections from Lucan's de Bello Civili , Petronius' Satyricon and Tacitus' Histories. Images of art and architecture of the period are shown, and lectures cover such topics necessary for understanding the literature as slavery, public entertainment, and patronage. Carlisle.




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