The treatment of these subjedts is to be confined strictly to the information obtainable from Horace himself, and must include references to the relevant passages. Other subjects of a similar nature will be announced later.
Subjects in Latin 4.
At the mid-year examination in Latin 4 (Satires and Epistles of Horace) one or more of the following topics will be assigned: Lucilius; his themes, metres and style. The life of Horace. Horace's conception of Satire. Maecenas' literary circle; its membership and character. Table-manners in the Augustan Age. Character studies: The Stoic preacher. The legacy hunter. The sorceress.