Studying at St Andrews
Undergraduate students interested in the literatures of the Roman Empire can explore different aspects of this field through a variety of honours and sub-honours modules offered within the School of Classics in our Greek, Latin and Classical Studies programmes. Previous Honours-level modules of particular interest include:
- CL4432: Latin Literature and Roman Emperors
- CL4449: After Virgil: the Aeneid and its Reception
- GK4109: Greek Literature in the Roman Empire
- LT3019: Epic Latin: Skills, Theory, Methods
- LT4201: Roman Epic
- LT4207: Roman Comedy
- LT4209: Late Latin
- LT4210: Latin Didactic
- LT4211: Latin Letters
- LT4213: Roman Satire
- LT4215: Senecan Tragedy
- LT4219: Roman Biography
- LT4220: Latin Lyric
- LT4222: Floating Words: anonymous writing in ancient Rome
- LT4223: Constantinian Latin
- LT4225: Roman Literary Criticism
- LT4226: Africa in Latin Literature
More information, including a list of topics offered each semester and short bibliographies, can be found in our course catalogues (organized by Schools).
There is a strong provision of courses dealing with Imperial-period literature at post-graduate level.
- MLitt courses
- Prospective PhD students are encouraged to get in touch with potential supervisors whose research areas are outlined here.