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Intermediate-Advanced Latin Reading: Aeneid 8 - Aeneas in Wonderland

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Course DescriptionJ.R. Bacon titled his study of Book 8 of Vergil’s Aeneid “Aeneas in Wonderland” on account of the dreamlike visions Aeneas enjoys throughout the book. Aeneas meets the god of the river Tiber in a dream, visits the future site of Rome, learns the story of Hercules and Cacus, and receives a shield depicting the future scenes of Roman history. Briefly escaping tragedy and despair, he glories in the marvels of his new Italian homeland. We will translate passages from Book 8 selected from each of the several wondrous episodes Vergil depicts. 


Level: This course is intended for students with intermediate to advanced knowledge of Latin.
Textbook: Instructor will provide materials.
Sections capped at: 5 students. If the course is sold-out, please fill out this waiting-list form.

Regular price $250.00

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George Saad

George Saad is a philosophy Ph.D. student at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He holds an M.A. in Classics from Dalhousie University where he worked on Vergil and modern philosophies of history. He has taught Latin at the secondary and university levels and has offered courses on Vergil for Telepaideia for three terms