CL107/EN107 Masterpieces of Roman Literature in English Translation (part II) [link to part I]

use your core courses for a Classical Studies minor

Professor Rosivach

 

syllabus

final essay

close-reading assignment

class materials

 

 

March 22: The Loves of the Poets I

Valerius Aedituus, Porcius Licinius and Q. Lutatius Catulus

Catullus 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 14,45, 48, 51, 58, 70, 72, 75, 76, 81, 83, 85,86, 87, 92, 96, 99, 107, 109

Tibullus book 1, poems 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9; book 2, poems 3, 4 (if these links are broken read the same poems here)

Sulpicia

 

March 29: The Loves of the Poets II

Propertius book 1, poems 1-20 (back-up link)

Ovid, Amores, book 1, poems 1-9 (back-up link)

The Art of Love, book 1, lines 1-398 [= book 1, parts 1-10] (back-up link)

 

April 5: lyric and elegiac poetry

Catullus 1, 4, 6, 12, 13, 16, 21, 24, 27,28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 46, 49, 50, 57, 62, 63, 69, 78, 79, 93, 96, 101 (back-up link)

Horace, odes (carmina), book 1, poems 1-38; book 2, poems 3, 7, 10, 14, 16, 20; book 3, poems 1, 2, 13, 18, 26, 30; book 4, poems 1,7 (back-up link)

from the appendix Vergiliana: moretum ("The Salad"), copa ("The Female Tavern Keeper")

 

April 12: Ovid, Metamorphoses

book 1, book 2, book 3, book 13, book 14, book 15 (back-up link)

 

April 19: Lucan and the theater of Seneca

Lucan, Pharsalia, book 1, book 8

Seneca, The Trojan Women

 

April 26: satire, epigram, and Petronius' Satyricon

Horace, satires, book 1, satires 1, 4, 5, 6, 9; book 2, satire 6

Juvenal, satires 1, 3, 10, 11

Martial, selected epigrams

Petronius, Satyricon 6-11, 30-41