Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Roman Comedy

CLAS 3327  Roman Comedy


CLAS 2705


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




This course is an intensive study of comedy in ancient Rome. The students will read the Roman comedies of Plautus and Terrence and will explore the connections between Roman comedy and the Greek new comedy of Menander. Attention will be paid to such topics as the social context of Roman comedy and the logistics and staging of comic dramatic productions in ancient Rome.  This course may be credited towards English Studies.

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