LATIN 2201 - Latin Prose
(HB) (LA-AS) Satisfies Option 1.
Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only.
Prerequisite: LATIN 1205 or grade of A- or above in LATIN 1202 , LATIN 1204 or placement by departmental exam.
Readings from Cicero’s Philippics - his fierce denunciations of Mark Antony, delivered after the assassination of Julius Caesar. We will read these speeches with close attention to their rhetorical style and historical context, discovering the reasons for their political potency, which led directly to Cicero’s own politically-motivated murder.
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