Classics Courses Spring 2015

Courses in which all readings are in English:

CLASSICAL STUDIES 202. (3) CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY. A comprehensive survey of Greco-Roman mythology, with the aim of providing the student with a working knowledge of a significant element in Western culture and its creative achievements. Readings and lectures cover both the content of the mythology and its linguistic and cultural significance.
Prerequisite: none.
Professor Siegel TR (12:30 pm-1:50 pm)

CLASSICAL STUDIES 204. (3) LATIN LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION. Reading and discussion of major works of classical Latin literature. Literary themes and techniques are considered as well as the influence of Latin writings on later literature. No knowledge of Latin is required.
Prerequisite: none.
Professor Siegel MWF (1:30 pm-2:20 pm)

CLASSICAL STUDIES 302. (3) THEMES IN 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: ALEXANDER THE GREAT.
Prerequisite: none.
Professor Arieti MWF (10:30 am-11:50 am)

HISTORY 272. (3) ROMAN HISTORY. A comprehensive survey of the rise and decline of Rome as a world-state and as the matrix of subsequent Western civilization. Primary emphasis is placed on the social, political, economic, and diplomatic forces in the evolution of Roman supremacy in the Mediterranean. This course does not assume a knowledge of Latin and does not satisfy any of the language requirements. It carries credit toward a History major.
Prerequisite: none. 
Professor Arieti MWF (9:30 am-10:30 am) 

Ancient Language Courses:

GREEK 102. (3) ELEMENTARY GREEK PART II. 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: Greek 101 or permission of the instructor. 
Professor Irons MWF (8:30 am-9:20 am)

GREEK 202. (3) INTERMEDIATE GREEK PART II. A continuing study of grammar and vocabulary is integrated with the reading and analysis of unadapted prose and verse.
Prerequisite: Greek 201 or permission of the instructor.
Professor Arieti MWF (8:30 am-9:20 am)

GREEK 302/402. (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 MWF (8:30 am-9:20 am)

LATIN 102. (3) ELEMENTARY LATIN PART II. This course is a continuation of Latin 101.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: Latin 101 or permission of the instructor.
Professor Irons, Section 1, MWF (10:30 am-11:20 am)
Professor Irons, Section 2, MWF (12:30 pm-1:20 pm)

LATIN 202. (3) INTERMEDIATE LATIN Part II. Reading and analysis of selections from Latin prose and verse, and a continuing study of grammar and vocabulary.
Prerequisite: Latin 201 or permission of the instructor.
Professor Siegel, Section 1, MWF (10:30 am-11:20 am)
Professor Siegel, Section 2, MWF (11:30 pm-12:20 pm)

LATIN 302/402. (3) MASTERPIECES OF 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: Latin 202 or permission of the instructor.
Professor Siegel, MWF (2:30-3:20)