Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013
39 ° Light Rain
Learn how Latin can improve your vocabulary, help you get into and succeed in medical school, law school, teaching, or virtually anywhere in the job market, and let you read some pretty amazing literature in the process · Read stories like Caesar's conquest of Gaul, the legends of king Arthur, or the tale of Cupid and Psyche in the original Latin.
An exploration of how classical narratives of exploration, political thought, literature, and art and architecture helped to shape the culture of the state of Virginia. Offered Winter Session when circumstances permit.
Introduces students to the methods common to both Old and New World archaeology, followed by an introduction to and interpretation of the material remains of the ancient Greek, Roman, and Mediterranean worlds. Offered on demand.
Studies how ancient Greece and Rome continue to interest and influence us through the modern medium of cinema. Included readings of selected classical texts and comparisons with modern screen treatments. Attention is given both to modern cinematic adaptations of ancient literary works and to epic "historical" spectacles. Examines directorial creativity, audience expectation, historical accuracy, and modern myth-making.
Contact Professor Ben Haller (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information about any of these classes or anything relating to the ancient world.