Classes

CLS-STDY 110 : Roman Literature in the Age of Augustus

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2016

CLS-STDY 110 : Roman Literature in the Age of Augustus

Harvard College/GSAS: 128074

Spring 2015-2016

Meeting time: Tuesday, Thursday 1:00pm - 2:29pm

The course will examine in translation Latin literature during the transition of the Roman republic to the regime of Augustus Caesar. Authors studied will include Virgil, Horace, Livy, Propertius and Ovid. Close attention will be paid to the political contexts of the literature of the period, and to the evolution of various literary genres during this artistically fertile period.

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