The University of Newcastle, Australia
Not currently offered
Course code



20 units


3000 level

Course handbook


One of four advanced level Latin courses enabling students to proceed to a major in Latin. They consist of parallel reading and grammar classes, and provide students with the opportunity to read and comprehend the major Latin classics.


Not currently offered.

Learning outcomes

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

1. consolidate Latin grammar points covered at 1000 level and in LATN2501

2. apply knowledge of major grammatical constructions to the reading of texts.

3. read and understand Latin texts of a standard suited to students who have completed 20 credit points at 1000 level and LATN2501: including Latin of various genres including tragedy and comedy, Homer, and Herodotus.

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


Reading of texts (2: a minor one of prose and major one of verse [Terence or equivalent]) of suitable difficulty for students who have completed 20 units of Latin at 1000 level + LATN2501. Study of the historical, literary, and cultural content of the set texts. Parallel study of relevant additional grammar.

Assumed knowledge

Equivalent to 20 units of Latin at 1000 level + LATN2501

Assessment items

Essay: Essay

Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Exercises to test grammar points related to set texts

In Term Test: Departmental examinations