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Latin literature (Q620): The study of literature originally written in Latin. Includes the use of techniques of literary analysis and interpretation.

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Audio CICERO, CATILINE AND CLODIUS

This podcast is Part 2 of a 3-part Introduction to Section 6B - 49: Cicero, Caelius and the Approach of Civil War. It describes Cicero's dealings...

Roman, Cicero, Catiline, Clodius view
Audio LATIN SCANSION: HENDECASYLLABLES

This podcast introduces you to Hendecasyllables, the metre used by Catullus in many of his finest poems. We discuss how the lines are put together...

Latin, Scansion, Latin Verse Metre, Catullus view
Audio BREAD & CIRCUSES (PART 1)

The poet Juvenal famously wrote:

The public has long since cast off its cares; the people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions...

Rome, Gladiators, Bread and Circuses, Venationes, Colosseum view
Audio CAESAR v POMPEY: THE OUTBREAK OF THE CIVIL WAR

This podcast is Part 3 of a 3-part Introduction to Section 6B - 49: Cicero, Caelius and the Approach of Civil War. It describes the events leading...

Roman, Cicero, Caesar, Pompey, Crassus, Civil War view
Audio POMPEY IN THE EAST (60s BCE)

This podcast is Part 1 of a 3-part Introduction to Section 6B - 49: Cicero, Caelius and the Approach of Civil War. It describes Pompey the Great's...

Roman, Pompey, Cicero view
Audio BREAD AND CIRCUSES (PART 2)

This podcast is the second of two that give some information about 'Bread and Circuses' at Rome. In Part 2 we talk about what happened during the...

Rome, Bread and Circuses, Gladiators, Venationes, Colosseum, Chariot racing view
Audio LATIN SCANSION: THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT

This podcast introduces you to the basic rules behind the scansion of Latin poetry: long and short syllables, plus elision. We discuss syllables...

Latin, Scansion, Latin Verse Metre view
Document Lecture Notes: Livy, History and Hannibal

 Lecture Notes : Livy, HIstory and Hannibal, for the Introductory Reading Latin Texts Class 2016-17.   This document is uploaded primarily to...

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Document Week 2, work covered, work set

My notes for the opening lecture on Tacitus Annals XIV are attached.  Also the brief talk on Ovid.  We are preparing Ovid Amores 1.2 and...

Tacitus, Agrippina, Nero view
Document Augustan Rome

Short introduction to Augustan Rome -lecture notes for Reading Latin Texts

Augustus, Ancient rome view
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