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CLAS 3335 Ovid (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

Readings in Latin from Ovids Ars Amatoria his handbook for young Roman men trying to catch girls and his Fasti, a religious calendar richly illustrated with mythological stories. We will develop Latin reading skills and review grammar as necessary. Along the way, we will discuss the literary heritage of Ovids poems and investigate their social, political and cultural contexts in the Age of Augustus.

Instructor(s): Mark Thatcher

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 03-Feb-14