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11.6 Classics

1120 and 1121

Elementary Latin

is an introduction to the grammar and syntax of Latin, with particular attention paid to the acquisition of basic skills in reading, composition, and aural comprehension.

Note:

Students may not receive credit for Classics 1120 and 1121 and the former Classics 120A and 120B. Classics 1120 is the prerequisite for Classics 1121.

1130 and 1131

Elementary Ancient Greek

is an introduction to the grammar and syntax of ancient Greek, with particular attention paid to the acquisition of basic skills in reading, composition, and aural comprehension.

Note:

Students may not receive credit for Classics 1130 and 1131 and the former Classics 130A and 130B. Classics 1130 is the prerequisite for Classics 1131.

1100

Introduction to Greek Civilization

is a general illustrated survey of the origins and evolution of Ancient Greek Civilization. The course introduces the student to Greek social and political institutions, religion and myth, and achievements in art, philosophy, science and literature, as well as the influence of Ancient Greece on the modern world.

Note:

Students may not receive credit for Classics 1100 and either of the former Classics 1000 or 2000.

1200

Introduction to Roman Civilization

is a general illustrated survey of the origins and evolution of Ancient Rome. The course introduces the student to social, political, and legal institutions, the growth of the Roman Empire, Roman art, literature, and religions, as well as Rome's pervasive influence in the modern world.

Note:

Students may not receive credit for Classics 1200 and any of Classics 1000, 1101, or 2001.

2010

Greek Art and Architecture

is an introduction, through illustrated lectures, to the study of the art and architecture of Ancient Greece.

Note:

Students may not receive credit for Classics 2010 and either of the former Classics 3100 or 3101.

2015

Roman Art and Architecture

is an introduction, through illustrated lectures, to the study of the art and architecture of Ancient Rome.

Note:

Students may not receive credit for Classics 2015 and either of the former Classics 3100 or 3102.

2020

Hellenistic Civilization

is an illustrated survey of the political, social, intellectual and artistic developments in the Mediterranean world and the Near East from the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC until the incorporation of the Kingdom of Egypt in the Roman Empire in 30 BC. Particular attention is given to the fusion of eastern and western thought- patterns and ideologies under the influence of Greek culture.

2035

History of Classical Greece

(same as History 2035) is a survey of Greek History from the Bronze Age to the death of Alexander the Great, with special reference to the social and political institutions of the fifth century, B.C.

Note:

Students may not receive credit for Classics/History 2035 and either of the former Classics/History 3910 or Classics/History 2030.

2040

History of Rome

(same as History 2040) is a survey of Roman History from the early monarchy to the reign of Constantine with special reference to society and politics in the late Republic and early Empire.

Note:

Students may not receive credit for Classics/History 2040 and the former Classics/History 3920.

2055

Women in Greece and Rome

is an examination of the role of women in ancient Greece and Rome from the perspectives of religion, literature, art, society, and politics. Critical assessments of the scholarship and methodologies (including feminist methodologies) relevant to this topic will be included.

2060

The Heroic Epic in Greece and Rome

is a survey of epic poetry from the archaic period to late antiquity, with emphasis on the works of Homer and Vergil.

2701

History of Ancient Philosophy

(same as Philosophy 2701) is a survey of the origin and development of Western philosophy among the Greeks and Romans.

2800

Classical Drama I

is a comprehensive study of the development of Greek tragedy and the satyr-play in their social, literary and technical context, through discussions of the origins of Greek tragedy, illustrated lectures on the development and technical aspects of the Greek theatre structures, and comprehensive analyses of plays from the major writers of the genres.

Note:

Students may not receive credit for both Classics 2800 and Classics 2805.

2801

Classical Drama II

is a continuation of the work done in Classics 2800 A comprehensive study of the development of Greek comedy and Roman tragedy and comedy in their social, literary and technical context, through discussions of the origins of Greek comedy and Roman tragedy and comedy, illustrated lectures on the development and technical aspects of the Roman theatre structures, and comprehensive analyses of plays from the major writers of the genres.

Prerequisite: Classics 2800.

Note:

Students may not receive credit for both Classics 2801 and Classics 2810.

3010

Greek Religion

(same as Religious Studies 3010) is a study of the role of religion in the private and public life of the Greek world.

Note:

Students may not receive credit for Classics/Religious Studies 3010 and the former Classics/Religious Studies 3121.

3020

Roman Religion

(same as Religious Studies 3020) is study of the role of religion in the private and public life of the Roman world.

Note:

Students may not receive credit for Classics/Religious Studies 3020 and the former Classics/Religious Studies 3121.

3110

Greek Literature in Translation

(same as English 3110) has representative readings in English of the principal literary forms of Classical Greece. The literary achievement of the Greeks and their contributions to Western letters and culture.

3111

Latin Literature in Translation

(same as English 3111) has representative readings in English of the principal literary forms of Republican and Imperial Rome. The literary achievement of the Romans and their contribution to Western letters and culture.

3130

Greek and Roman Mythology

(same as Folklore 3130) is a comparative study of the major myths of Greece and Rome as embodied in the literary and artistic remains of the ancient world with reference to their origins and their influence on later art and literature.

4000

Seminar in Greek History and Society

4010

Seminar in Roman History and Society

4020

Seminar in Greek Literature and Culture

4030

Seminar in Roman Literature and Culture