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GRAD > LATIN > 620

Latin Letters

This course offers a survey of the epistolary genre in Latin literature. Readings will focus on Cicero, Seneca and Pliny; short examples from Horace, Ovid, Fronto and Petrarch will also be included. Letters will be considered in their historical, social and literary contexts. Students will evaluate the structure, content and evolution of the genre.

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