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CLAS 4220/6220

Classical Epic Poetry
Credit Hours:
3

The epic poetry of Greece and Rome with emphasis on Homer and Vergil, some attention being given to other epic works, such as those by Apollonius of Rhodes, Ennius, and Lucan. The historical and cultural background of epic will be examined, and the poems will be read in English translation.

Prerequisites:
CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1020 or permission of department

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