Latin Authors : Poetry

lglor1481  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Latin Authors : Poetry
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 !

Teacher(s)
Language
French
Prerequisites
LGLOR 1142 and LGLOR 1143 or a course deemed equivalent by the lecturer.

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
A study of poetical works of Latin authors.
This course deals with the following themes:
1. Translation of works of Latin authors of the classical period;
2. Explanation of specific grammatical points (morphology and syntax);
3. A first approach to poetry writing and study of metres;
4. A commentary designed to put the work into context and to highlight the documentary and human values contained therein.
Aims

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

1 At the end of the course the student will be able to analyse grammatically, to translate and comment upon texts of average difficulty. He will be able to explain the context, and to bring out the human values expressed therein.
 
Content
The author selected for 2019-2020 is Virgil (Legend of Dido and Aeneas). After an introduction to place the work and its author in their context, there will be a grammatical and cultural commentary on the text, and a poetic and metrical analysis of the work.
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

The translations prepared by the student will be corrected and commented during the course. If necessary specific grammar points will be revised.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Written exam in January on the texts seen during the Q1 course (60%). Written exam in June on the texts seen during the Q2 course (40%).
The global note is an average from the 2 partial notes.
For the 2d session, there is an oral exam on the texts of the whole year.
Online resources
via the Moodle site of the course
Bibliography
Une bibliographie est disponible en ligne via le site Moodle du cours.
Faculty or entity


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

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Bachelor in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

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