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Ancient Prose: Intermediate Greek

This first-reading course in ancient Greek is devoted to the “father of history” Herodotus of Halicarnassus. Class time will include translating passages from Herodotus’ Persian Wars to build fluency in Read More

Advanced Intermediate Latin Prose

In this course, we will look at the development of Latin biography through the works of Cornelius Nepos and Suetonius, its place in the Roman intellectual tradition, and its interaction Read More

Intermediate Latin Prose

This course offers an introduction to the funerary inscription and first-person record of the life and accomplishments of Rome’s first emperor Augustus. We will read Augustus’ official autobiography Res Gestae Read More

Andrew McClellan

Andrew McClellan’s research explores the intersections of war, violence, death, and burial rites in Latin epic poetry and Roman society. He combines literary analysis with rigorous philological examination, and his Read More

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Advanced Intermediate Latin Prose / Advanced Latin Prose

Sallust’s Bellum Catilinae and Suetonius’ Divus Julius This course will focus on reading two great and lively texts: Sallust’s Bellum Catilinae and Suetonius’ Divus Julius. Writing of the events of Read More

Intermediate Latin Poetry

This course is a study of Latin poetry in the original. We will read a selection of excerpts from some of Rome’s finest poets: Catullus, Virgil’s Aeneid, and Ovid’s Amores. Read More

Intermediate and Advanced Intermediate Ancient Greek Poetry

Students will read selections from Homer’s Iliad in the original Greek, with particular focus on the Homeric Question and the historicity of the Trojan War.

Intermediate Latin Poetry

The course will develop skills in reading Latin poetry by focusing on selections from Virgil’s Aeneid. In addition to analyzing aspects of grammar and poetic style and themes, we will Read More

Elementary Latin II

The course continues work begun in Elementary Latin I, focusing primarily on learning the fundamentals of Latin grammar (morphology and syntax) and vocabulary as well as understanding Latin’s influence on Read More