Classics Courses Fall 2013

Courses in English

CLASSICAL STUDIES 201 (3) ENGLISH ETYMOLOGY. A study of English words as derived from the classical languages. The purpose of the course is to broaden the student's vocabulary through a study of the historical development of an important element of the English language. No prior knowledge of Greek or Latin is presumed.
Professor Vieron, MWF (2:30 pm-3:20 pm)         

CLASSICAL STUDIES 203. (3) GREEK LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION. Reading and discussion of major works of classical Greek literature. Literary themes and techniques are considered, as well as the influence of Greek writings on later literature. No knowledge of Greek is required.
Professor Arieti, MWF (9:30 am-10:20 am)

CLASSICAL STUDIES 303. (3) LIFE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD.  A study of the material life of the ancients that focuses on the way people lived and confronted their environment. Topics may include both the humdrum artifacts of everyday life and the grand religious and political monuments left by the great civilizations, as well as ancient trade and agriculture, plagues and famines, city-planning, and engineering. Materials studied include those in the literary, epigraphic, archaeological, and artistic record.  FALL 2013 FOCUS: POMPEII
Professor Widdows, MWF (10:30-11:20am)
Ancient Language Courses

GREEK 101. (3) ELEMENTARY GREEK. A foundation course in the vocabulary, forms, and grammar of classical Greek, preparing the student to read standard authors. Emphasis is given to the development of the student's command of English by comparative and contrastive exercises and to the appreciation of Greek cultural values by close study of significant vocabulary. Prerequisite: None.
Professor Arieti, MWF (8:30 am-9:20am)

GREEK 201. (3) INTERMEDIATE GREEK. A continuing study of grammar and vocabulary is integrated with the reading and analysis of unadapted prose and verse. Prerequisites: Greek 101-102.
Professor Widdows, MWF (1:30 pm-2:20 pm)

GREEK 301. (3) MASTERPIECES OF GREEK LITERATURE. The selection of authors and texts is at the discretion of the instructor. Prerequisite: Greek 202 or equivalent.
Professor Arieti, TBD

LATIN 101. (3) ELEMENTARY LATIN. This course is designed for students with no previous experience with Latin. The text is written for adults; the sentences and drill exercises in forms and syntax are based on classical authors. Considerable emphasis is placed on expanding the student's vocabulary and grasp of language structure. Prerequisite: None.
Professor Vieron, Section 1, MWF (9:30 am-10:20 am)
Professor Vieron, Section 2, MWF (12:30 pm-1:20 pm)

LATIN 202. (3) INTERMEDIATE LATIN. Reading and analysis of selections from Latin prose and verse, and a continuing study of grammar and vocabulary. Prerequisites: Latin 101-102 or placement by the department.
Professor Widdows, Section 1, MWF (9:30 am-10:20 am)
Professor Widdows, Section 2, MWF (12:30 pm-1:20 pm)

LATIN 301. (3) MASTERPIECES OF LATIN LITERATURE. The selection of authors is at the discretion of the instructor. Prerequisite: Latin 202 or equivalent.
Professor Vieron, TR (10:00am-11:20am)

LATIN 401 (3) ADVANCED READINGS IN LATIN LITERATURE. The courses are devoted to intensive study of individual authors such as Lucretius, Tacitus, Livy, Ovid, Horace, or to literary genres such as Roman satire, elegiac poetry, epistolography, history. Prerequisite: a third-year Latin course or equivalent.
Professor Vieron, TR (10:00am-11:20am)