Prof. Rulman | 89 Alumni Hall | 641-7269 | lrulman@anselm.edu
Office Hours: 9:30-10:20 MWF or by appointment

PURPOSE:
Through primary readings in Martial, as well as select secondary sources, we will explore the literary, social and political scene of Flavian Rome as well as the genre of Epigram.

GOALS:
To improve one’s grasp of morphology and syntax.
To build vocabulary.
To hone translation skills.
To create a Martial web site.

REQUIRED TEXTS:
Fitzgerald, W., Martial: The World Of The Epigram (Chicago UP; 2007)
Watson, L. & P. , Martial Select Epigrams (Cambridge UP; 2003)

RECOMMENDED TEXT:
Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary (Oxford UP; 1981)

GRADING:
Participation 20%
Exam 25%
Project 30%
Final Exam 25%