LATN 4134 Latin Elegy
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as LAT 44.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Survey of the major Latin love elegists, including Catullus, Propertius, Tibullus, and Ovid. Particular attention will be paid to themes of love and war, the structure of the Roman poetry book, the elegists' subjective style, and the development of the genre from its origins in Catullus to its codification by Ovid. Students may take this course for credit twice but may not repeat the same texts.
Prerequisite: Latin 3112  or Latin 2119 [1.9] or permission of the chairperson.