Latin Literature Seminar

lglor2532  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Latin Literature Seminar
5.00 credits
45.0 h

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2022-2023
LGLOR1431 or equivalent level
Main themes
In-depth study of a section of Latin literature based on a given theme.
Learning outcomes

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

1 identify and contextualize authors and works related to the theme studied;
2 write an essay related to the year's theme, involving a selection of relevant excerpts from the works studied and including literary, historical, stylistic and cultural considerations;
3 conduct personal research as an extension of the course.
A scientific approach to Latin texts.
The course deals with the following themes:
  1. The genres and authors of Latin literature ;
        2. The framework of Ancient rhetoric and poetics.
Teaching methods
Lectures by the teacher, reading of Latin texts and of secondary literature articles.
Evaluation methods
Written exam.
Other information
In 2020, the course will focus on ancient Latin texts written in the first person. 
Online resources
A selection of reading material will be available on Moodle.
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Certificat universitaire en littérature

Master [60] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

Master [120] in History

Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

Master [60] in History

Certificat universitaire en langue, littérature et civilisation latines

Master [60] in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Classics

Master [120] in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Classics