Classics

Greek Upper-Division Courses

100. Readings in Greek Prose and Poetry. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 20. Introduction to developing skills of reading longer, continuous passes of original Greek prose and/or poetry texts, with attention to literary and cultural background. Course is normally requisite to other courses in Greek 100 series. May be repeated for credit with change of assigned readings and with consent of instructor. P/NP or letter grading.

101A. Homer: Odyssey. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. P/NP or letter grading.

101B. Homer: Iliad. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. P/NP or letter grading.

102. Lyric Poets. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. Selections from Archilochus to Bacchylides. P/NP or letter grading.

103. Aeschylus. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. P/NP or letter grading.

104. Sophocles. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. P/NP or letter grading.

105. Euripides. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. P/NP or letter grading.

106. Aristophanes. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. P/NP or letter grading.

107. Hesiod. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. Reading of Theogony and excerpts from Works and Days, with emphasis on Hesiod’s place in Greek literature and his role in transmission of Greek mythology. P/NP or letter grading.

110. Study of Greek Prose. (4) Lecture, three to four hours. Requisite: course 100. Work in sight reading and grammatical analysis of Attic prose texts; writing Attic prose. P/NP or letter grading.

111. Herodotus. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. P/NP or letter grading.

112. Thucydides. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. P/NP or letter grading.

113. Attic Orators. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. P/NP or letter grading.

115. Xenophon. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. Reading of one major work of Xenophon — Memorabilia, Cyropaedia, Anabasis, Hellenica, or Oeconomicus — in Greek. P/NP or letter grading.

121. Plato. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. P/NP or letter grading.

122. Plato: Republic. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. P/NP or letter grading.

123. Aristotle: Poetics and Rhetoric. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. P/NP or letter grading.

124. Aristotle: Ethics. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. P/NP or letter grading.

130. Readings in New Testament. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 3. P/NP or letter grading.

131. Readings in Later Greek. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. Topics vary from year to year and include “Longinus,” On Sublime; Marcus Aurelius; Arrian; Second Sophistic; Plutarch; later epic; epigram; epistolographi Graeci. P/NP or letter grading.

132. Survey of Byzantine Literature. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. Readings based on (1) Anthology of Byzantine Prose, ed. Nigel Wilson and (2) Oxford Book of Medieval and Modern Greek Verse, ed. C.A. Trypanis, or if unavailable, Poeti bizantini, ed. R. Cantarella. In addition, necessary historical and cultural background provided by readings and lectures. P/NP or letter grading.

133. Readings in Byzantine Literature. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 132. Topics vary from year to year and include Procopius, Agathias, Michael Psellus, Alexiad of Anna Comnena, and Digenis Akritas. P/NP or letter grading.

189. Advanced Honors Seminars. (1) Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to undergraduate lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

189HC. Honors Contracts. (1) Tutorial, three hours. Limited to students in College Honors Program. Designed as adjunct to upper-division lecture course. Individual study with lecture course instructor to explore topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities. May be repeated for maximum of 4 units. Individual honors contract required. Honors content noted on transcript. Letter grading.

197. Individual Studies in Greek. (2 to 4) Tutorial, two hours. Limited to juniors/seniors. Individual intensive study, with scheduled meetings to be arranged between faculty member and student. Assigned reading and tangible evidence of mastery of subject matter required. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.

199. Directed Research in Greek. (2 to 4) Tutorial, two hours. Limited to juniors/seniors. Supervised individual research or investigation under guidance of faculty mentor. Culminating paper or project required. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.