Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Latin (LATN)

LATN 110  Introductory Latin  Units: 6.00  

Fundamentals of grammar, syntax and etymology for students with no or little knowledge of Latin; provides sufficient background to read Latin prose and poetry.
LEARNING HOURS 276 (72L;24T;180P).

Requirements: Prerequisite None. Note This course is not normally open to students with 4U Latin.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 209  Intermediate Latin  Units: 6.00  

Review of grammar followed by a study of representative works of Ovid and other authors. In addition to developing facility in translation, study of literary content and background of authors.
LEARNING HOURS 282 (72L;210P).

Requirements: Prerequisite LATN 110. Note A student may alternatively use 4U Latin as a prerequisite and should contact the Department of Classics for permission to enrol in this course.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 321  Latin Prose  Units: 3.00  

Selected passages of Latin prose, usually drawn from oratory, history, and philosophy, read in the original Latin and commented upon for their linguistic, literary, and historical significance.
NOTE This course is normally co-taught with LATN 421.
LEARNING HOURS 126 (36L;90P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (A minimum grade of a C in LATN 209) or permission of the Department of Classics.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 322  Latin Verse  Units: 3.00  

Selected passages of Latin verse, usually drawn from epic, lyric, elegy, and drama, read in the original Latin and commented upon for their linguistic, literary, and historical significance.
NOTE This course is normally co-taught with LATN 422.
LEARNING HOURS 126 (36L;90P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (A minimum grade of a C in LATN 209) or permission of the Department of Classics.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 327  Medieval Latin  Units: 6.00  

Representative works of prose and poetry to illustrate various aspects of the history and culture of the period.
LEARNING HOURS 264 (72L;192P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (A minimum grade of a C- in LATN 209) or permission of the Department of Classics.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 421  Advanced Latin Prose  Units: 3.00  

Selected works of Latin prose, usually drawn from oratory, history, and philosophy, read in the original Latin and commented upon for their linguistic, literary, and historical significance.
NOTE This course is normally co-taught with LATN 321.
LEARNING HOURS 141 (36L;105P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (A minimum grade of a C in LATN 321) or permission of the Department of Classics.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 422  Advanced Latin Verse  Units: 3.00  

Selected works of Latin verse, usually drawn from epic, lyric, elegy, and drama, read in the original Latin and commented upon for their linguistic, literary, and historical significance.
NOTE This course is normally co-taught with LATN 322.
LEARNING HOURS 141 (36L;105P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (A minimum grade of a C in LATN 322) or permission of the Department of Classics.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 431  Research Course  Units: 6.00  

Detailed study of certain aspects of Latin Literature and Roman history through directed readings and essay assignments.
LEARNING HOURS 240 (24I;216P).

Requirements: Prerequisite A minimum GPA of 1.90 in 6.0 units from LATN at the 300-level.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 591  General Examination  Units: 0.00  

Requirements: LATN209  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 595  Independent Study  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 713  Latin-Roman Comedy  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 714  Latin-Life Letters  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 810  Latin Drama  Units: 3.00  

A study of the work of Plautus, or Terence, or Seneca, and its position within the classical comedic or tragic tradition. M.S. Cummings

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 811  Latin Rhetoric  Units: 3.00  

An intensive study of the traditions of ancient rhetoric with readings in Cicero's rhetorical works and orations. B. J. Kavanagh

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 812  Latin Poetry I: Epic  Units: 3.00  

A study of Vergil's Aeneid, or Ovid's Metamorphoses, or Lucan's Civil War, or Statius' Thebaid, and its position within the Latin epic tradition. M.S. Cummings

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 813  Lyric Elegy Didactic Satire  Units: 3.00  

A study of a major non-epic work or genre, such as Vergil's Georgics; Horace's Odes, Satires, or Epistles; or the elegiac poetry of Propertius, Tibullus, or Ovid. M.S. Cummings

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 814  Roman Historians  Units: 3.00  

An intensive study of Roman historical writings, with readings in Sallust, Livy and Tacitus. B. J. Kavanagh

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 815  Latin Epigraphy  Units: 3.00  

A lecture course examining the categories of Latin inscriptions, the archaisms, formulae and abbreviations. Sample inscriptions will be chosen from the earliest to later Imperial times. B. J. Kavanagh

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 820  Studies In Latin Literature  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 821  Studies In Latin Literature  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 822  Lucretius  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 823  Latin Epic  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 824  Horace  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 825  Cicero & Latin Literature  Units: 3.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 826  Roman Rhetoric  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 830  Reading Course  Units: 3.00  

Reading of any Latin author or authors approved by the Department. Informal instruction. Examination on ability to translate only. Staff

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 831  Reading Course  Units: 3.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 832  Reading Course  Units: 3.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LATN 833  Reading Course  Units: 3.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science