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Civil Wars


This course investigates narratives of civil war in the Roman world, with a focus on the conflict between Caesar and Pompey. We will study the contemporary sources (Caesar's writings and Cicero's Letters), as well as how this war was remembered in Lucan's Bellum Civile.

Satisfies Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric distribution requirement.


Students who have taken a LAT course beyond 201 should enroll in this course as LAT 241. Students at all levels welcome.