2013-2014 University Catalog 
    
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LATN 320 - Literature in the Age of Nero


FDR: HL
Credits: 3
Planned Offering: Not offered in 2013-2014

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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