This unit expands students' knowledge of the prose literature of the Roman Empire through a study of one or more important texts from this vital period in Rome's literary development. The focus of the unit will be on the interpretation, literary appreciation and generic and/or historical background of the texts. Language skills will continue to be tested and developed by periodic exercises in unseen translation.
1x2hr exam (45%), 5x100wd unseen translation exercises (10%) and 1x2000wd Essay (45%)
LATN3600 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Latin