Course Description

Course Name

Lyric and Elegy

Session: VRMS3121

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


This course is open to students of Latin who have already mastered the grammar and syntax of the language at an advanced level. All texts will be studied in the original language. Students are introduced to Roman lyric and elegaic poetry through selections from Catullus, Tibullus, Propertius and Ovid. Emphasis will be placed on the interpretation of individual poems and their place in the ancient lyric tradition.

*Course content subject to change