Latin Literature

lglor1431  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Latin Literature
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
45.0 h
Q1 and Q2

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2019-2020
Lempire Jean;
Main themes
An introduction to Latin literature.
This course deals with the following themes:
  1. An outline of the literary genres of Latin literature;
  2. A study of the choice of literary themes;
  3. A general presentation of the methods of transmission of Latin literature and of its aesthetic specificity.

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

At the end of this course, the student will have acquired a general view of the Latin literature, within a chronological and historic framework. He will be familiar with the Latin authors whose works are prescribed reading in the course. He will have acquired a method of clarifying, of researching and of presentation of references to ancient sources of Latin literature, including minor works and authors.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Une orientation bibliographique est fournie aux étudiants en début d’année.
Teaching materials
  • Notes prises au cours et extraits de la littérature latine.
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Minor in Antiquity: Egypt, Eastern World, Greece, Rome

Minor in Medieval Studies

Minor in Literary Studies

Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Classics

Bachelor in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

Certificat universitaire en langue, littérature et civilisation latines

Bachelor in History of Art and Archaeology : General