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This course will be devoted Lucretius' De rerum natura, the great didactic epic of Epicureanism. We will examine the philosophical doctrines that Lucretius espoused, the poetic and literary qualities of his poem, his influence on successors, and the way he manipulated the Latin language and the dactylic hexameter to serve his ends.

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2016 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 5937 Tu
05:30 PM - 08:15 PM
Anderson,Diane Warne M02-0213
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 01/25/2016 - 05/11/2016
Capacity: 15
Enrolled: 10
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
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