Classics 110. Origins of Rhetoric (4 units)

imageClassics 110. Origins of Rhetoric (4 units)
Carey Seal

MWF 3:10-4:00P
293 Kerr Hall
CRN 42495

Course Description: Issues in the development of rhetoric from its origins in ancient Greece to A.D.430. Special attention to works of Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, and Quintilian. Role of grammar and rhetoric in schools of Roman Empire. The Christian rhetoric of Saint Augustine. Not open for credit to students who have completed RCM 110 or CMN 110.

Prerequisite: A lower division Classics course or consent of instructor (cseal@ucdavis.edu).

GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities and Writing Experience.

Format: Lecture - 3 hours; Term Paper.