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.

GREEK-222 Classical Greek Prose and Poetry

Spring. 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.
Notes: Greek 222 may be taken at the 300 level (see Greek 322).

GREEK-250 Intermediate Greek Tutorial

Fall. 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
Instructor permission required.
Notes: 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

Spring. 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
Instructor permission required.
Notes: Students in this course attend class meetings for Greek 222.

GREEK-350 Advanced Tutorial

Fall. 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): Humanities
P. Debnar
Instructor permission required.
Prereq: GREEK-222 or above.
Notes: 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.