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Unformatted text preview: Roman World and Early Christianity (HUM 1124 93561) Virginia Tech Fall 2009 Setting: 10:10-11:00am MWF McBryde 218 Instructor: Bill Bryce Performing Arts Building 308 Office Hours by Appt. firstname.lastname@example.org Prerequisites: None Texts:-- The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome , C. Scarre-- These Were the Romans , J. Badcock & G.I.F. Tingay-- As the Romans Did , J. Shelton -- The Aeneid , Vergil, trans by R. Fagles-- The Golden Ass , Apuleius, trans by P.G. Walsh-- Sixteen Satires , Juvenal, trans by P. Green-- Dialogues and Letters , Seneca, trans by C.D.N. Costa--New Testament, any translation--We may read from other primary sources such as Livy, Ovid, Caesar, Cicero, and Epictetus. The texts for these authors may be found online at addresses I will provide. Final Exam: Wednesday, Dec. 16 th , 7:45-9:45am NB: Alternate final exam times must be arranged no later than Friday, Nov. 20 th (i.e. before the Thanksgiving break) An alternate final exam time may be requested only if a student has three...
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