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2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
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CLL 44 - (LT) Greek and Roman Epics

Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
Introduction to the study of the genre of epic from its earliest Greek form to its use by the Roman authors, with emphasis on analysis of mythic and heroic themes, methods of composition, and aspects of history and society. The course concentrates on The Iliad and The Odyssey of Homer and on Virgil’s The Aenid, but may also cover The Argonautica of the Alexandrian poet Apollonius of Rhodes and Ovid’s Metamorphoses, as well as the epics representative of Silver Latin by Lucan, Silius Italicus and Valerius Flaccus.





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