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CL 310 : Catullus

MW 4:00 - 5:20 p.m.  :  442 Scribner Library

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  Wednesday, September 3
  Topics for today:
 

-- Overview, website, and requirements
-- The idea of a seminar
-- Life and times of Catullus
-- Book beginnings:  Cat 1.1-4
-- Introduction to scansion

 
Catullus on poetry
On the Web     Hexametrica

   

An online tutorial, developed by Dan Curley at Skidmore College, designed "to provide a basic understanding of the most common poetic meter, the dactylic hexameter."

Students of the elegiac couplet (hexameter's daughter) will also benefit from this website, which features illustrations, audio files, and a glossary of technical terms.

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