Vergil's Eclogues (Intermediate-Advanced Latin Reading)
Weds., 8pm (U.S. Eastern Time)
*Please note that this course will run only if two or more students enroll.
Course Description: Archetypes of the pastoral tradition, harbingers of the Augustan cultural project, and some of the most beautiful and mysterious poems ever written: all of this, and more, could be said in praise of the Eclogues, Vergil's first published collection of verse. Join me in reading all ten of them, one per week of the fall term.
Level: Intermediate +. The course is intended for those who have studied Latin grammar and have some experience reading continuous texts.
Textbook: Virgil: The Eclogues & Georgics, ed. R. D. Williams, Bristol Classical Press
Sections capped at: 5 students. If the course is sold-out, please fill out this waiting-list form.
Telepaideia tuition is non-refundable. However, if you need to cancel your enrollment or withdraw from your class, you may be eligible for a 50% credit, to be used toward a future Telepaideia course. In order to be eligible for this credit, you must notify email@example.com of your withdrawal before the second class meeting has taken place.
Jay Kardan holds degrees in classics from Swarthmore College and Yale University. He recently retired from the classics department at Randolph College, where he taught the full range of courses in Greek, Latin, and classical civilization.