Grammar, Syntax, and Vocabulary
Successful students will master the forms, syntax, and substantial vocabulary of the Latin of the Vulgate and/or other contemporary Christian texts.
Reading the Latin Vulgate and other Christian Texts
Successful students will learn techniques for reading the Latin vulgate and other Latin Christian texts with subtlety and precision.
Successful students will understand and apply principles and practice of critical method, with specific reference to the Latin Vulgate and related texts.
Literary History and Context
Successful students will understand the literary history of Biblical and Classical literature in the larger context of political and cultural history.
Evaluation of Texts
Successful students will evaluate texts through close reading in the original language and express this in examinations and essays.