Courses

GREEK 110 Elementary Ancient Greek I Credits: 3

The goal of this course is an ability to read classical Greek. The student will be introduced to the fundamentals of grammar and the basic vocabulary of the language and will do exercises in the reading and writing of sentences. Continuous passages of Greek will be presented by the end of the semester.

GREEK 120 Elementary Ancient Greek II Credits: 3

A continuation of the study of the grammar and vocabulary of classical Greek, with an increasing emphasis on developing skills in translation. By the middle of the semester students will be introduced to selections from Plato, Herodotus or Homer.

Prerequisites: GREEK 110.

GREEK 211 Intermediate Ancient Greek I Credits: 3

Instruction of Greek on the second-year/intermediate level introducing new methods of foreign language teaching or special texts and topics not normally offered through regular courses. May not be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: GREEK 120.

GREEK 221 Intermediate Ancient Greek II Credits: 3

Continuation of GREEK 211. May not be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: GREEK 211.

GREEK 301 Herodotus Credits: 3

Selected readings in Ancient Greek from Herodotus' Histories.

Prerequisites: GREEK 211.

GREEK 302 Homer Credits: 3

Selected readings in Ancient Greek from Homer's Iliad or Odyssey.

Prerequisites: GREEK 211.

GREEK 310 Selected Readings in Ancient Greek and Rhetoric Credits: 3

Selected readings in Ancient Greek from works by Plato, Aristole, or the Attic Orators.

Prerequisites: GREEK 211.

GREEK 311 Drama and Lyric Poetry Credits: 3

Selected readings in Ancient Greek from plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, or the Lyric Poets.

Prerequisites: GREEK 211.

GREEK 312 Greek Narrative Prose Credits: 3

Selected readings in Ancient Greek from Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, Lucian, etc.

Prerequisites: GREEK 211.

GREEK 490 Special Readings in Greek Credits: 1-3

Intensive readings in period or genre or literary figure to be selected by the student in consultation with the instructor. Available only to advanced Greek students.