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Latin 4: Medieval and Ecclesiastical Latin

Medieval and Ecclesiastical Latin examines sacred and secular Latin texts from the Middle Ages when Latin was a living language of scholarship and communication. Texts studied may include selections from the Latin Vulgate, the Colloquy of Aelfric in Latin and Old English, legends of saints and travelers, and the Roman Missal. Attention is given to the art and technique of medieval illuminated manuscripts and musical settings of the Mass by Palestrina, Bach, Mozart, and other composers.

Prerequisite: Latin 3.

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