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Courses in Ancient Greek

Grk 101, 102, 103 First-year Ancient Greek (4,4,4)
An introduction to ancient Greek. The course will provide a survey of ancient Greek grammar and syntax, as well as vocabulary building and elementary readings.

Grk 201, 202, 203 Second-year Ancient Greek (4,4,4)
Course provides a review of grammar in the context of selected readings from archaic and classical authors.

Grk 330 Ancient Greek Literature in Translation (4)
Course provides a survey of ancient Greek literature from the eighth century B.C. through the classical period. The course will cover epic, historical, dramatic, and philosophical texts. Conducted in English.

Grk 331 Plato as Literature (4)
Course in translation provides an introduction to the dialogues of Plato in their cultural context. Special attention will be given to the significance of Plato's use of the dialogue form, the role of characters in the dialogue, and his ethical and political philosophy.

Grk 332 Greek Religion (4)
Provides a survey of Greek religious beliefs, rituals, and practices in pre-Christian antiquity through a study of the literary, inscriptional, artistic, and archaeological evidence. Conducted in English.

Grk 333 Women in Ancient Greece (4)
A course on the role of women in ancient Greece as daughters, wives, concubines, mothers, heiresses, writers, priestesses, and participants in religious rituals and festivals. Conducted in English.

Grk 334 Greek Ethical Thought (4)
A survey of the development of Greek ethical thinking from the archaic period through the Hellenistic period, including the role of ethics in Greek religion, Platonic dialogues, Aristotle's Nichomachean Ethics, and Epicurean and Stoic philosophy.

Grk 335 Sophocles and Euripides (4)
A course on two of the most important tragedians of ancient Greece, covering all of the extant works of Sophocles and the most important works of Euripides in their cultural context. Conducted in English.