Latin Literature

lglor1431  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Latin Literature
5.00 credits
45.0 h
Q1 and Q2

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2022-2023 !

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.
Learning outcomes

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.
Outre le manuel indiqué ci-dessous (« Support de cours »), des orientations bibliographiques seront communiquées aux étudiants au fil du cours.
Teaching materials
  • H. Zehnacker, J.-Cl. Fredouille, Littérature latine (Collection Quadrige Manuels), PUF, Paris, 2013, 544 pages.
  • J. Gaillard, Introduction à la littérature latine. Des origines au Haut-Empire, Armand Colin, Paris, 2017.
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Classics

Bachelor in History of Art and Archaeology : General

Bachelor in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

Certificat universitaire en langue, littérature et civilisation latines

Bachelor in History of Art and Archaeology : Musicology

Minor in Medieval Studies

Minor in Literary Studies

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