Latin (LATIN)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4754LATIN 1201  SEM 101

  • 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

  •  4755LATIN 1201  SEM 102

  • 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

  •  5356LATIN 1201  SEM 103

  • 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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4756LATIN 1204  SEM 101

  • Prerequisite: placement by departmental examination.

LATIN 1205

Introduces students to reading original Latin text (fall, Livy's Rome; spring, Cicero's Letters ). 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

  •  4757LATIN 1205  SEM 101

  • 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

Cicero's Philippics – his fierce denunciations of Mark Antony delivered after the assassination of Julius Caesar – offer an insight into one of the most turbulent times in Roman – and world – history. ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  5942LATIN 2201  LEC 001

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

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  7064LATIN 2207  SEM 101

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

LATIN 2209

Roman poets found ways of crafting language to make words spring into a new life and people shift into astonishing shapes. We will read selections from Ovid's Metamorphoses to see and enjoy how they (and ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

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

  •  7607LATIN 2209  SEM 101

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

LATIN 3220

Topic: Seneca's De Clementia. Building on the intermediate level to acquire a literary vocabulary and syntactic structures, this course prepares students for independent reading of major authors entirely ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Seneca’s De Clementia

  •  7513LATIN 3220  SEM 101

  • 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

  •  4799LATIN 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 4223

This topics seminar will explore genres, forms, and theories of Medieval Latin poetry in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries (with a few forays into the fourteenth century and beyond). Topics include biblical ... view course details

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  • 18076LATIN 4223  SEM 101

    • F
    • Hicks, A

LATIN 6201

Topic: Seneca and Lucretius. view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Seneca and Lucretius

  •  7518LATIN 6201  SEM 101

  • Prerequisite: Two semesters of 3000-level Latin.

LATIN 7223

This topics seminar will explore genres, forms, and theories of Medieval Latin poetry in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries (with a few forays into the fourteenth century and beyond). Topics include biblical ... view course details

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  • 18736LATIN 7223  SEM 101

    • F
    • Hicks, A

LATIN 7262

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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  •  6051LATIN 7262  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Brittain, C