Classics Courses Fall 2015

COURSES IN WHICH ALL READINGS ARE IN ENGLISH:

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 302. (3) THEMES IN THE CLASSICAL TRADITION.  A study of Greek and Roman themes in the ancient world and in Western and other cultures. The course may focus on a genre (e.g., epic), character (e.g., Hercules), theme (e.g., revenge), location (e.g., Olympia), or idea (e.g., progress). Students will study a variety of materials, which may include literature, art, music, and film. This semester's focus: Mythic Themes in TV and Film.Professor Siegel, TR (12:30 pm -1:50 pm) 

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 Irons, 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 Irons, MWF (1:30 pm-2:20 pm)

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 Siegel, Section 1, MWF (1:30 pm- 2:20 pm)Professor Siegel, Section 2, MWF (12:30 pm-1:20 pm)

LATIN 201. (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 Irons, Section 1, MWF (12:30 pm-1:20 pm)Professor Irons, Section 2, MWF (10:30 am-11:20 am)

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