LAT 313 Romans in Love

A course in Latin. A consideration of three distinct views of love (amor) by reading Luctretius (love as disease), Propertius (love as slavery), and Ovid (the art of love). Topics examined include: the relationship between the lover and the beloved; the roles of Venus and Cupid; the literary genres of epic and love elegy; and the influence of Greek literature and philosophy upon Roman poetry. A course in Latin.




Two years of college Latin