Courses: Livy & the Conquest of the Med (LATNB305001)

Spring 2014

Class Number: 1287
Close analysis of Livy’s account of the Second Macedonian War, the Syrian War, and the origins of the third Macedonian War. Emphasis will be placed on Livy’s method of composition and reliability, of his general historical outlook, and that of other authors who covered the period. The relevant sections of Polybius’ history, Plutarch’s biographies of Flamininus, the Elder Cato, and Aemilius Paullus as well as all relevant inscriptions will be dealt with in English. Haverford: Social Science (SO)

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1287SO

Department

Latin (Web site)

Taught By

Scott,Russell

Meeting Times

TH 2:00pm-4:00pm