Latin Literature set text reading classes:
Latin Literature supervisions:
Prelim Latin Literature:
Cicero Cat. 1 (Michaelmas):
Ovid Met. 4 (Lent):
Long essay on Catullus (Easter):
- Supervision sheet (incl. formatting help)
1A Latin Literature:
Ovid Ars Amatoria 1 (Michaelmas):
Cicero Pro Caelio (Michaelmas):
Tacitus Annals 1 (Lent):
Lucretius DRN 3.830-1094 and 4.1037-1287 (Lent):
1B Latin Literature:
- Supervision sheet and passages for comment (Men. 373-405, 966-89, Eun. 395-426, 577-607)
- Guide to comic metres
Cicero and Caesar:
- Easter term: Catullus and Virgil: supervision sheet
- Aeneid revision (Lent): supervision sheet and passages for comment (1.450-93, 12.81-112)
Part II: A1 (Aeneid)
- Supervision sheet
- Past paper questions (for revision):
- Niklas Holzberg has an Aeneid bibliography complete to 2014, sorted by theme, character, passage, and so forth. Downloadable here.
- Lecture (May 2015): ‘Pre-Writing the Aeneid: Virgil’s Eclogues and Georgics‘: lecture handout
- Charlie Weiss’ languages page – set texts, vocabulary lists, language learning, quizzes, &c.
- Guide to ‘critical discussion’ or ‘practical criticism’ by Marianne Cole, Oliver Thomas and Helen Van Noorden, and another by Charlie Weiss including a guide to further reading on the literary theory behind this exercise.
- List of abbreviations of journal and periodical titles (from L’Année Philologique)
- ‘Demystifying essay marking’ by Mel Berrill – a guide to class marks (1st, 2.1, 2.2, &c.) and the different characteristics of work falling into each class. This is MML-focused but relevant to Classics, too. (For the Faculty of Classics’ marking guidance, see p.106 of the faculty handbook.)
- Metrical notation symbols in Unicode and by hexadecimal number, via Brill.