Latin Language III

lglor1341  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Latin Language III
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
30.0 h + 22.5 h
Q1 and Q2
Meunier Nicolas;

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
In-depth study of classical Latin Grammar.
This course deals with the following themes:
1. Morphology (advanced level);
2. The fundamental structures of Latin syntax (description of syntactic functions assumed by the Latin noun; study of the semantics and use of cases);
3. The use of tenses and moods, the function and uses of pronouns;
4. Personal analysis and translation of a Latin prose text (cursory reading).
The exercises are devoted to syntax, prose composition and translation from Latin. There are also special exercises intended to morphological and lexical training.

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

1 By the end of this course the student will have a thorough mastering of the fundamental rules of the nominal syntax of classical Latin, and will have improved his knowledge of morphology. He will also be capable of translating and analysing Latin prose texts (from the Classical and Imperial periods), and of translating from French into Latin (advanced level).
Quelques ouvrages de référence (liste non exhaustive) :
Vocabulaire :
  • Meyerson C. et Schouppe G., Index. Manuel de vocabulaire et dictionnaire de latin, 5e éd., Louvain-la-Neuve : De Boeck, 2018.
  • Etienne G., Cahier de vocabulaire latin, 20e éd., Louvain-la-Neuve : De Boeck, 2019.
  • Cauquil G. et Guillaumin J.-Y., Vocabulaire essentiel de latin, Paris : Hachette, 1992.
Grammaire :
  • Boxus A.-M. et Lavency M., Clauis. Grammaire latine pour la lecture des auteurs, 4e éd., Bruxelles : De Boeck & Larcier, 2004.
  • Michel J., Grammaire de base du latin, Anvers : De Sikkel, 1969.
  • Touratier C., Grammaire latine. Introduction linguistique à la langue latine, Paris : Armand-Colin, 2008.
  • De Give M., Grammaire latine, 15e éd., Bruxelles : De Boeck, 2011.
  • Cart A., Grimal P., Lamaison J. et Noiville R., Grammaire latine, nouv. éd., Paris : Nathan, 2007.
  • Ernout A. et Thomas F., Syntaxe latine, 2e éd., Paris : Klincksieck, 2002 [1953].
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

Certificat universitaire en langue, littérature et civilisation latines

Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Classics

Minor in Antiquity: Egypt, Eastern World, Greece, Rome