Appendix F: Reading List: Comprehensive Examination in Greek and Latin Translation

Passages on the Comprehensive Examination in Greek and Latin translation will be drawn from the following list of texts. A dictionary in the appropriate language will be allowed.

GREEK:

Aeschylus: Agamemnon

Aristophanes: Frogs

Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics 6

Demosthenes: On the Crown

Euripides: Bacchae, Medea

Hellenistic Poetry: N. Hopkinson, Hellenistic Anthology I-VII, IX-XII, and XXVI (nos. 4,5,7,9,15,18,20,25,26,31,32)

Herodotus: book 1

Hesiod: Theogony

Homer: Iliad 1, 6, 9, 18, 24; Odyssey 1, 11, 19; Homeric Hymns 2, 3, 4

Isocrates: Against the Sophists

Lyric poets: click here for selections from D.A. Campbell's Greek Lyric Poetry

Lysias: Orations 7 and 12

Pindar: Olympian 1, Pythian 3

Plato: Apology, Crito, Euthyphro

Sophocles: Antigone, Oedipus Tyrannos

Thucydides: books 1.1-23; 2.34-65; 5.84-116

Xenophon: Economicus
 

LATIN:

Caesar: Gallic War 1

Catullus: all

Cicero: Against Catiline 1; On Behalf of Archias; On Behalf of Caelius; On Friendship

Horace: Odes 1.1, 1.3-5, 1.9, 1.11, 1.13-14, 1.22-25, 1.37-38, 2.3, 2.7, 2.10, 2.14, 3.1, 3.5-6, 3.9, 3.12-13, 3.30, 4.1, 4.7, 4.15; Satires 1.6, 1.9; Ars Poetica

Juvenal: Satires 1 and 10

Livy: book 1

Lucretius: books 1.1-145; 3; 4.1058-1287; 6.1138-1286

Ovid: Amores 1; Art of Love 1; Metamorphoses 1-3; Tristia 4.10

Petronius: "Trimalchio's Dinner"

Plautus: Pseudolus

Propertius: book 1 ("Monobiblos"); 4.7 and 4.8

Quintilian: book 10.1.46-131

Sallust: Catiline

Tacitus: Agricola; Annals 1

Terence: Adelphoi

Tibullus: 1.1 and 1.10; 2.5

Vergil: Eclogues; Georgics 4; Aeneid 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 12