Greek (GREEK)

GREEK-101 Elementary Greek: Homer's Iliad

Fall. Credits: 4

This course introduces the ancient Greek language and epic meter through the study of the Iliad. The grammar of the Iliad, originally an oral poem, is relatively uncomplicated, so that by the middle of the first semester students will begin to read the poem in Greek. By the end of the year they will have read a portion of Iliad, Book I.

Applies to requirement(s): Humanities; Language
P. Debnar

GREEK-102 Elementary Greek: Homer's Iliad

Spring. Credits: 4

An introduction to the ancient Greek language and epic meter through the study of the Iliad. The grammar of the Iliad, originally an oral poem, is relatively uncomplicated. By the middle of the first semester, therefore, students will begin to read the poem in Greek. By the end of the year they will have read a portion of Iliad, Book I.

Applies to requirement(s): Humanities; Language
P. Debnar
Prereq: GREEK-101. Coreq: GREEK-102L.

GREEK-222 Classical Greek Prose and Poetry

Not Scheduled for This Year. Credits: 4

This course focuses on Attic Greek, the dialect in which the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the comedies of Aristophanes, Thucydides' History, and Plato's dialogues were composed. Each year the readings will focus on a particular theme as it is treated in prose and poetry. Possible topics: Socrates (Plato, Xenophon, Aristophanes); Athenian law courts (Lysias, Plato, Aristophanes); Medea (Euripides and Apollonius); Alcibiades (Thucydides, Plato, Plutarch).

Applies to requirement(s): Humanities; Language
M. Landon
Prereq: GREEK-201 or GREEK-250.
Notes: Repeatable for credit. Greek 222 may be taken at the 300 level (see Greek 322).

GREEK-250 Intermediate Greek Tutorial

Fall and Spring. Credits: 2 - 4

Studies in Greek lyric and elegy, pastoral poetry, the dialogues of Plato, the Greek novel, the use of myth in literature, or other authors, topics, or genres.

Applies to requirement(s): Meets No Distribution Requirement
P. Debnar, The department
Instructor permission required.
Notes: Repeatable for credit. Meets Humanities requirement if taken for 4 credits

GREEK-295 Independent Study

Fall and Spring. Credits: 1 - 4

The department
Instructor permission required.

GREEK-322 Classical Greek Prose and Poetry

Not Scheduled for This Year. Credits: 4

This course focuses on Attic Greek, the dialect in which the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the comedies of Aristophanes, Thucydides' History, and Plato's dialogues were composed. Each year the readings will focus on a particular theme as it is treated in prose and poetry. Possible topics: Socrates (Plato, Xenophon, Aristophanes); Athenian law courts (Lysias, Plato, Aristophanes); Medea (Euripides and Apollonius); Alcibiades (Thucydides, Plato, Plutarch).

Applies to requirement(s): Humanities; Language
M. Landon
Prereq: GREEK-350.
Notes: Repeatable for credit. Students in this course attend class meetings for Greek 222.

GREEK-350 Advanced Greek Tutorial

Fall and Spring. Credits: 2 - 4

Studies in Greek lyric and elegy, pastoral poetry, the dialogues of Plato, the Greek novel, the use of myth in literature, or other authors, topics, or genres.

Applies to requirement(s): Meets No Distribution Requirement
G. Sumi, The department
Instructor permission required.
Prereq: GREEK-222 or above.
Notes: Repeatable for credit. Can meet the Humanities requirement, but only if taken for 4 credits.

GREEK-395 Independent Study

Fall and Spring. Credits: 1 - 8

The department
Instructor permission required.