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CL210 Intermediate Latin:
Julius Caesar's Gallic War

M 10.10-11.05 TuTh 9.40-11.00

Prof. Michael Arnush Ladd 209 x5462
marnush@skidmore.edu Office hours TuTh 11-12


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Classics Department
Skidmore College

REQUIREMENTS

Quizzes 20%  

Frequently on various grammatical concepts. I will drop the lowest grade.

Midterms   30%   2 @ 15% each. Dates TBA
Final   20%   Monday, May 4th, 1.30-4.30pm
Class Participation   20%  
Class participation includes attending class regularly, preparing Latin passages, and maintaining a journal of Latin preparation. Journals will be collected weekly. You may miss class on three occasions, and you may miss preparation for class one day without penalty. Afterwards, one grade loss for each absence or day unprepared.
Presentations   10%  
Each student will give two presentations on aspects of Caesar's life, on his written work and on life in Britain. One will focus on some socio-historical-political aspect of Caesar's career (the first half of the semester), while the other will focus on one chapter of the Latin text. The resources you will use for the historical presentation include the Oxford Classical Dictionary, the introduction to Hammond's translation, and the web resources. For the Latin textual presentation, you will be assigned one paragraph for which you will lead the class' translation and present various grammatical elements in the text. Each of these presentations will be graded.