Latin (LATIN)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019. Courses of Study 2019-2020 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

LATIN 1201

Introductory course designed to prepare students to start reading Latin prose at the end of a year. The class moves swiftly and includes extensive memorization of vocabulary and paradigms; study of Latin ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5929LATIN 1201  SEM 101

    • MTRF
    • Staff

  • Please contact Linda Brown (lmb296@cornell.edu) if this course is full and you would like to enroll.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5930LATIN 1201  SEM 102

    • MTRF
    • Staff

  • Please contact Linda Brown (lmb296@cornell.edu) if this course is full and you would like to enroll.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6576LATIN 1201  SEM 103

    • MTRF
    • Staff

  • Please contact Linda Brown (lmb296@cornell.edu) if this course is full and you would like to enroll.

LATIN 1204

Provides a comprehensive but streamlined review of the forms and syntax typically covered in LATIN 1201 and LATIN 1202 or a comparable first-year Latin sequence. It begins with a quick review of the most ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5931LATIN 1204  SEM 101

    • MTRF
    • Clary, T

  • Prerequisite: placement by departmental examination.

LATIN 1205

Introduces students to reading a literary Latin text (fall, Livy's Rome; spring, Ovid: Amores and Metamorphoses). Covers complex syntax and reviews the grammar presented in LATIN 1202, LATIN 1204. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  5932LATIN 1205  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Rebillard, E

  • Prerequisites: LATIN 1202, LATIN 1203, LATIN 1204 or placement by departmental exam. Please contact Linda Brown (lmb296@cornell.edu) if this course is full and you would like to enroll.

LATIN 2201

Reading of a selection of Seneca's letters. We will read these letters with close attention to both syntax and their thought-provoking content. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  7167LATIN 2201  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Giannella, N

  • Prerequisite: LATIN 1205 or grade of A- or above in LATIN 1202, LATIN 1203, LATIN 1204 or placement by departmental exam. Please contact Linda Brown (lmb296@cornell.edu) if this course is full and you would like to enroll.

LATIN 2207

Latin, like any language, is only mastered when one can speak it. Yet the goal of spoken Latin, unlike modern languages, is not conversational fluency. Rather, by formulating one's own thoughts into Latin ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8435LATIN 2207  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Gallagher, D

  • Prerequisite: LATIN 2201 or placement above LATIN 2201 on departmental exam.

LATIN 2209

Ovid, Metamorphoses (selections): Attention will be paid to translation skills, the nature of myth, Ovid's poetic technique, and ancient attitudes towards rape. view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Didactic poetry/Lucretius, Virgil, Ovid & Manilius

  •  9603LATIN 2209  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Gallagher, D

  • Prerequisite: LATIN 2201 or placement above LATIN 2201 on departmental exam.

LATIN 3220

Building on the intermediate level to acquire a literary vocabulary and syntactic structures, this course prepares students for independent reading of major authors entirely in the original language. It ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Apuleius

  •  9334LATIN 3220  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Roby, C

  • Prerequisite: One term of 2000-level Latin or permission of instructor.

LATIN 3286

May be taken upon completion of one semester of work at the 3000-level. To be taken only in exceptional circumstances. Must be arranged by the student with his or her advisor and the faculty member who ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5974LATIN 3286  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Independent study at the 3000-level may be undertaken by undergraduates upon completion of one semester of work at the 3000-level in the relevant field and only with the permission of the director of undergraduate studies in cases of extraordinary circumstances.

LATIN 6201

The department teaches various topics which may vary by semester. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Semantics of Prose

  •  9354LATIN 6201  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Roby, C

  • Prerequisite: Two semesters of 3000-level Latin.

LATIN 7262

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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  •  7290LATIN 7262  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • MacDonald, S