Vergil's Aeneid, Book 2

*Please note that this course will run only if two or more students enroll.

Course Description: Join Prof. Kardan for a close reading of the exciting and tragic second book of the great Roman epic, which contains the most influential ancient account of the fall of Troy.


Level: Intermediate to advanced, intended for students who have mastered Latin grammar and have read some ancient Roman poetry or prose.

Textbook: R.G. Austin's Oxford edition of book 2, with commentary, available in reprints from other publishers. Other commented editions of the first six books are also acceptable.

Sections capped at: 5 students. If the course is sold-out, please fill out this waiting-list form.

Wednesdays, 8pm U.S. Eastern Time


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Jay Kardan

Recently retired from the classics department of Randolph College, where he taught the full range of Greek, Latin, and classical-civilization courses, Prof. Kardan holds degrees in classics from Swarthmore College and Yale University.