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Syllabus

Fictional texts to be surveyed in lectures and seminars
(roughly in the order in which they will be presented on the course)

• Virgil, Aeneid 9 (in the Penguin translation by David West)
• * Longus Daphnis and Chloe
• * Anon., History of Apollonius, King of Tyre
• * Anon/’Pseudo-Lucian’, Onos or The Ass
• * Lucian True Stories
* = Translated in B.P. Reardon The Collected Ancient Greek Novels (Princeton, 1990)
• Seneca Apocolocyntosis (various translations: edition by Eden cited below contains an accurate English translation and a useful commentary
• Petronius Satyricon (translated in the Loeb Classical Library and Penguin)
• Apuleius Metamorphoses/The Golden Ass (Cupid and Psyche is a part of this text) translated by P. G. Walsh in Oxford Worlds Classics (Oxford University Press)

In addition the following texts will be explored in some depth:
• Homer, Odyssey
• Virgil, Aeneid 1-6
• Plato, Republic, Phaedrus
• Thomas More, Utopia
(All of these are accessible in Penguin translations)

Prescription of texts for Latin syllabus
(roughly in the order in which they will be presented on the course)

• Virgil, Aeneid 9 ed. P. R. Hardie (Cambridge)
• Seneca, Apocolocyntosis ed. P. T. Eden (Cambridge)
• Apuleius, Cupid and Psyche ed. E. J. Kenney (Cambridge)