GC

Giulio Celotto

Assistant Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Classics
Office location and address
20 South Lawn
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
LATI 1030: Fundamentals of Latin (Intensive)
Credits: 4
Covers the material of 1010,1020 in one semester. Intended principally as a review for those who know some Latin. May be taken as a rapid introduction to Latin. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/classics/. Prerequisite: Two or more years of high school Latin and appropriate CEEB score, or permission of the Director of Undergraduate Studies.
LATI 2010: Intermediate Latin I
Credits: 3
Introductory readings from Caesar and Ovid. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/classics/. Prerequisite: LATI 1020, 1030, or appropriate CEEB score.
LATI 2020: Intermediate Latin II
Credits: 3
Introductory readings from Cicero and Catullus. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/classics/. Prerequisite: LATI 2010.
CLAS 3040: Women and Gender in Ancient Greece and Rome
Credits: 3
This course focuses on women's roles and lives in Ancient Greece and Rome. Students are introduced to the primary material (textual and material) on women in antiquity and to current debates about it. Subjects addressed will include sexual stereotypes and ideals, power-relations of gender, familial roles, social and economic status, social and political history, visual art, medical theory, and religion. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/classics/.
LATI 3110: Ovid
Credits: 3
Selections from either the narrative poems (Metamorphoses, Fasti) or from the amatory poems. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/classics/.
LATI 3120: Pliny's Letters
Credits: 3
In this course we read the selection of letters of the younger Pliny that are found in the edition by Sherwin-White. Pliny is one of the clearest and most stylish writers of Latin prose. We concentrate on translating the letters and putting them into their social and literary context.
LATI 3160: Lucretius
Credits: 3
In this course, we'll read a variety of selections from Lucretius poem about the nature of the universe, including topics as wide-ranging as the body, sex, death, atomic theory, the origins of language and civilization, and why we need philosophy.
LATI 3270: Seneca
Credits: 3
The main focus of the course will be on Seneca's political thought. By engaging in close reading of both his prose writings and his dramatic production, we will tackle Seneca's views on the institution of the Empire in general, and on the emperor Nero in particular. Particular attention will be devoted to issues of grammar, syntax, meter, and style.
WGS 3500: Topics in Women, Gender & Sexuality
Credits: 1–4
Topics in Women, Gender & Sexuality vary by semester.
LATI 3559: New Course in Latin
Credits: 1–4
New course in the subject of Latin. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/classics/.
LATI 4559: New Course in Latin
Credits: 1–4
New course in the subject of Latin. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/classics/.
LATI 4998: Latin Distinguished Majors Thesis Research
Credits: 3
Independent research under direction of a faculty member leading to writing of a Distinguished Majors thesis or comparable project
LATI 5993: Independent Study
Credits: 3
Independent Study in Latin. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/classics/.