2023-2024 University Catalog 
    
    Apr 15, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog

LATN 340 - Roman Oratory


Examines the role and development of public speaking in the Roman republic. Readings in Latin include early rhetorical fragments (from Cato the Elder and others) and one major oration of Cicero. Several Ciceronian speeches are also read in English translation. Equal amounts of attention are given to analysis of style, scrutiny of argument, and study of historical context.

Credits: 1.00
Corequisite: None
Prerequisites: LATN 201   or higher
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Area of Inquiry: Human Thought and Expression
Liberal Arts Practices: Artistic Practice and Interpretation or Language Study
Core Component: None


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