Courses

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Elementary Greek (GRK-111)
An introduction to the fundamental morphology and syntax of ancient Greek. Exercises in grammar and translation are based primarily upon quotations from Greek literature and the New Testament. No prerequisites. (Offered Fall only)
Intermediate Greek (GRK-112)
Advanced study of ancient Greek grammar and language. Emphasis is given to the development of translation skills by reading extended passages of Greek. Prerequisite: GRK 111. (Offered Spring only)
Introductory Topics in Greek (GRK-199)
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.
Greek Prose & Poetry (GRK-211)
Readings from ancient Greek. Selections range from Homer to the New Testament. Prerequisite: GRK 112 or consent of instructor. (Offered Fall only)
Greek Orators (GRK-301)
Selections from the speeches of Lysias and Demosthenes. Special attention is paid to the social and historical context of persuasion in ancient Greece. Prerequisites: GRK 211, previous enrollment in Greek 300-level, or consent of instructor.
Greek Comedy (GRK-302)
Selected plays of Aristophanes and Menander. This course considers the context of performance of Old and New Comedy, the changing historical background, and the evolution of the audience in Athens. Prerequisites: GRK 211, previous enrollment in Greek 300-level, or consent of instructor.
Greek Historians (GRK-311)
Study of the works of Herodotus and Thucydides. Both are read as examples of Greek historiography and as sources for Greek history. Prerequisites: GRK 211, previous enrollment in Greek 300-level, or consent of instructor.
Greek Elegiac and Lyric Poetry (GRK-312)
Readings from the body of extant Greek elegy and lyric. Emphasis is on the context of oral performance of early Greek poetry. Prerequisites: GRK 211, previous enrollment in Greek 300-level, or consent of instructor.
Greek Epic (GRK-321)
Study of either the Iliad or Odyssey of Homer. Some attention will also be given to the subsequent development of the epic poem within Western literary tradition. Prerequisites: GRK 211, previous enrollment in Greek 300-level, or consent of instructor.
Greek Tragedy (GRK-322)
A careful reading of one play by each of the three great tragic poets: Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides. Prerequisites: GRK 211, previous enrollment in Greek 300-level, or consent of instructor.
Plato (GRK-331)
Study of a major dialogue. The focus will be on the philosophical argument of the text, with additional consideration of Plato as literary artist. Prerequisites: GRK 211, previous enrollment in Greek 300-level, or consent of instructor.
Readings in the New Testament (GRK-332)
Reading of one book of the Gospels or The Revelation of John. Prerequisites: GRK 211, previous enrollment in Greek 300-level, or consent of instructor.
Topics in Greek Language and Literature (GRK-341)
An examination of a particular genre, theme, or topic in the language and literature of ancient Greek. For example, "Sophists, Signs, and Saviors." Prerequisites: GRK 211, previous enrollment in Greek 300-level, or consent of instructor.
Directed Study (GRK-361)
Prerequisite: GRK 211 or consent of instructor.
Directed Study (GRK-362)
Prerequisite: GRK 211 or consent of instructor.
Independent Study (GRK-363)
Prerequisite: GRK 211 or consent of instructor.
Independent Study (GRK-364)
Prerequisite: GRK 211 or consent of instructor.
Senior Research (GRK-451)
Senior Research (GRK-452)