Latin Literature

lglor1431  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Latin Literature
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
45.0 h
Q1 and Q2

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2020-2021 !

Main themes
An introduction to Latin literature.
This course deals with the following themes:
1. An outline of the literary genres of Latin literature;
2. A study of the choice of literary themes;
3. A general presentation of the methods of transmission of Latin literature and of its aesthetic specificity.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of this course, the student will have acquired a general view of the Latin literature, within a chronological and historic framework. He will be familiar with the Latin authors whose works are prescribed reading in the course. He will have acquired a method of clarifying, of researching and of presentation of references to ancient sources of Latin literature, including minor works and authors.
Une orientation bibliographique est fournie aux étudiants en début d’année.
Teaching materials
  • Notes prises au cours et extraits de la littérature latine.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

Certificat universitaire en langue, littérature et civilisation latines

Minor in Literary Studies

Bachelor in History of Art and Archaeology : General

Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Classics

Minor in Medieval Studies

Minor in Antiquity: Egypt, Eastern World, Greece, Rome

Bachelor in History of Art and Archaeology : Musicology