Not currently offered
Course code



10 units


2000 level

Course handbook


Advances students in the study of Latin of the Classical Period, with an emphasis on literature of the 2nd century BC to the 2nd century AD. Reading in the original language is accompanied by basic grammatical and syntactical instruction.


Not currently offered.

This Course was last offered in Semester 2 - 2017.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. build further knowledge of vocabulary and grammar appropriate to a second semester at 2000 level

2. gain an understanding of common word order and grammatical constructions employed by Latin writers, and thus facilitate the reading of texts.

3. read and understand graded Latin texts illustrating Rome at its height, so as to understand the importance of key cultural concepts.

4. enhance one's command of English by appreciation of its relation to and differences from Latin.


The course covers less common standard verb forms, many syntactical constructions, and aims at achieving a vocabulary suitable for the reading of the most basic Latin prose texts.


This course replaces LATN2510. If you have successfully completed LATN2510 you cannot enrol in this course.

Assumed knowledge

LATN1010 and LATN2501 or equivalent.

Assessment items

In Term Test: Weekly written exercises

Written Assignment: Written tests x 2

Written Assignment: Source analysis exercise

Presentation: Group Presentation