College of Arts and Sciences

Classical Studies

Reading List for Latin PhD Translation Exam

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Apuleius: “Cupid and Psyche”
Caesar: Bellum Civile 3
Cicero: In Catilinam 1, 2; Pro Archia; Pro Caelio; Somnium Scipionis; De Oratore 1; De Amicitia; De Senectute
Horace: Epistles 1, Odes 1
Livy: AUC 1, 21, 22
Lucan: Pharsalia 7
Lucretius: De Rerum Natura 3
Ovid, Ars Amatoria 3, Metamorphoses 1-3, 5.250-11, 13
Plautus: Mostellaria, Miles gloriosus
Propertius: Book 1
Sallust: Catiline
Seneca: Oedipus, Trojan Women
Suetonius: “Life of Augustus”
Statius: Thebaid 2
Tacitus: Annales 1-4
Terence: Eunuchus, Phormio
Vergil: Aeneid