ROMAN LITERATURE I (RL1-A)

Course Registration No. LIT-742

COURSE OVERVIEW

A one-semester course, worth five high school credits. Includes readings and assignments from:  Bulfinch's Mythology;  The Aeneid and CliffsNotes: The Aeneid;  Plutarch's Lives: Volume 2;  CliffsComplete: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar;  Cicero: On the Good Life.

     

    BOOKS AND MATERIALS

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    Bulfinch’s Mythology (out-of-print Avenel Books/Gramercy/Crown Publishers edition) [ORDER USED]

    • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
    • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Avenel Books/Crown Publishers, 1979. Print.
    • ISBN: 0517274159        978-0517262771
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    Hardback; excellent glossary. Any edition will do, but this is our favorite.
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    Bulfinch's Mythology (Modern Library Classics)

    • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
    • Publisher/Copyright: : Modern Library Classics, 1998. Print.
    • ISBN: 0375751475        978-0375751479
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    888 pages. We prefer the out-of-print Avenel Books/Crown Publishers edition (ISBN 0517274159). If the Avenel Books/Crown edition is not available used in good condition for less than $17.00, order the Modern Library Classics edition.

    The Aeneid [tr. Robert Fagles]

    • Author: Virgil
    • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Penguin Classics, 2010. Print.
    • Translator: Robert Fagles
    • ISBN: 0143106295        978-0143106296
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    496 Pages.

    Cliffs Notes: The Aeneid

    • Author: Richard McDougall and Suzanne Pavlos
    • Publisher/Copyright: Lincoln, NE: Cliffs Notes, 2000. Print.
    • ISBN: 0764586807        978-0764586804
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    Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 2 (Modern Library Classics)

    • Author: Plutarch
    • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
    • Translator: John Dryden
    • ISBN: 0375756779        978-0375756771
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    752 pages.

    CliffsComplete: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

    • Author: William Shakespeare
    • Publisher/Copyright: Foster City, CA: IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., 2000. Print.
    • ISBN: 076458569X        978-0764585692
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    216 pages.

    Cicero : On the Good Life [tr. Michael Grant]

    • Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
    • Publisher/Copyright: Middlesex: Penguin Classics, 1971. Print.
    • Translator: Michael Grant
    • ISBN: 0140442448        978-0140442441
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    384 pages; 6 articles; appendices; maps; index.

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