Latin 201/499c
Fall 2007
Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:30-2:45 Peck 2408
Professor Nancy Ruff
Office: Peck 2224                Phone:   x3649
Office Hours: MW 3-4:15 or by appt..

To allow students who have completed at least one year of college Latin to use their knowledge of Latin grammar, vocabulary and syntax to translate a Latin author's work.


  Frederic M. Wheelock.  Latin Literature: A Book of Readings.
  Frederic M. Wheelock.  Latin: An Introductory Course Based on Ancient Authors.


Students will prepare translations of  approximately 30 lines of text per class.  There will be two unit tests and a final exam.  All students will be required to complete 100 minutes per week of language lab exercises as well. In addition, graduate students are required to present an oral report on the background of one author's work.


Regular attendance is essential to a student's success in this class.


Weeks 1-3:       Wheelock's Latin Grammar: Chaps 37-40.

Weeks 4-8        Cicero's de Amicitia

Week 9:            Unit Test #1; Livy's Ab Urbe Condita: Preface.

Weeks 9-13:     Livy's Ab Urbe Condita: Romulus and Remus,
                         Horatii and Curiatii, Expulsion of Tarquin

Week 13:          Unit Test #2, Livy's Ab Urbe Condita: Horatio at the Bridge

Week 14:         Thanksgiving Break

Week 15:        Gesta Romanorum: The Three Caskets

Week 16:        Review for final.

Final exam: Students may take the Final Examination at their convenience during Finals Week.