The Classical Tradition (in Latin) (CLAS*2360) | College of Arts

The Classical Tradition (in Latin) (CLAS*2360)

Code and section: CLAS*2360*01

Term: Winter 2017

Instructor: P. O'Cleirigh


Course objectives:
Studying several treatises by Seneca in Latin in order to deepen the understanding of his thought which was based initially on reading a selection of his letters in translation. The pointed style, so different from Cicero’s rolling periods, may well be judged more attractive today and inspire imitation.

Learning outcomes:
Making the acquaintance  of the Latin of a notable Roman philosopher will improve the student’s understanding both of the language and the thought.

Method of Presentation:
Translation and analysis of the text.

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