Classics

Greek Graduate Courses

200A-200B-200C. History of Greek Literature. (4-4-4) Lecture, three hours. Lectures on history of Greek literature, supplemented by reading of Greek texts in original language. Each course may be taken independently for credit. S/U or letter grading.

201A-201B. Homer: Iliad. (2 or 4 each) Lecture, three hours. Course 201A is requisite to 201B. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

202A-202B. Homer: Odyssey and Epic Cycle. (2 or 4 each) Lecture, three hours. Course 202A is requisite to 202B. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

203. Hesiod. (2 or 4) Seminar, three hours. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

204. Homeric Hymns. (2 or 4) Seminar, three hours. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

205. Aeschylus. (2 or 4) Seminar, three hours. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

206A-206B. Sophocles. (2 or 4 each) Lecture, three hours. Course 206A is requisite to 206B. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

207A-207B. Euripides. (2 or 4 each) Lecture, three hours. Course 207A is requisite to 207B. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

208A-208B. Aristophanes. (2 or 4 each) Lecture, three hours. Course 208A is requisite to 208B. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

209A-209B. Seminars: Hellenistic Poetry. (2 or 4 each) Seminar, three hours. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

210. Advanced Greek Prose Composition. (4) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 110. S/U or letter grading.

211A-211B. Herodotus. (2 or 4 each) Lecture, three hours. Course 211A is requisite to 211B. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

212A-212B. Thucydides. (2 or 4 each) Lecture, three hours. Course 212A is requisite to 212B. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

213. Greek Historiography. (2 or 4) Seminar, three hours. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

214. Demosthenes. (2 or 4) Lecture, three hours. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

215. Early Greek Orators. (2 or 4) Seminar, three hours. Studies in works of Antiphon, Andocides, and Lysias. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

216. Menander. (2 or 4) Seminar, three hours. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

217A-217B. Greek Lyric Poetry. (2 or 4 each) Seminar, three hours. Each course may be taken independently for credit. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading. 217A. Archaic Lyric. Study of lyric poetry of Archaic period, both choral and monodic, with elegiac and iambic included. 217B. Pindar and Bacchylides. Study of choral odes of Pindar and Bacchylides, with special attention to conventions of epinician.

220. Greek Novel. (2 or 4) Seminar, three hours. Study of Greek romance and its place in Greek literature. Two texts (Chariton: Chaereas and Callirhoe and Longus: Daphnis and Chloe) studied in some detail. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

221. Pre-Socratic Philosophers. (2 or 4) Seminar, three hours. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

222A-222B. Plato. (2 or 4 each) Lecture, three hours. Course 222A is requisite to 222B. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

223A-223B. Aristotle. (2 or 4 each) Lecture, three hours. Course 223A is requisite to 223B. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

224. Post-Aristotelian Philosophy. (2 or 4) Seminar, three hours. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

229. Sight Translation. (2) Seminar, three hours. Preparation: graduate-level knowledge of ancient Greek. Practice in translation of previously unseen texts from variety of authors and genres. Topics include peculiarities of style and vocabulary of distinct genres, literary versus scholarly translation, semantic properties of particular words and constructions. S/U grading.

240A-240B. History of Greek Language. (2 or 4 each) Lecture, four hours. S/U or letter grading. 240A. Linguistic history of classical Greek. 240B. Requisite: course 240A. Postclassical, medieval, and modern Greek.

241. Greek Epigraphy. (2 or 4) Seminar, three hours. Survey of Greek historical inscriptions, chiefly Attic. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

242. Greek Dialects and Historical Grammar. (2 or 4) Lecture, three hours. Linguistic situation in early Greece. Readings in classical Greek dialectal texts. Greek grammar in context of common Greek and Indo-European linguistics. S/U or letter grading.

243. Mycenaean Greek. (2 or 4) Seminar, three hours. Script, language, and grammar of Linear B inscriptions; their relevance to ancient Greek linguistic and cultural history. S/U or letter grading.

244. Greek Papyrology. (2 or 4) Seminar, three hours. Preparation: reading knowledge of Greek. Introduction to Greek papyri, considered both as historical documents and as carriers of literature. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

245. Greek Palaeography. (2 or 4) Seminar, three hours. Studies in development of book hand in Greek manuscripts earlier than invention of printing. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

250. Topical Studies of Ancient Greece. (2 or 4) Lecture, three hours. Advanced study of some aspect of ancient Greek language, literature, and/or culture. May be repeated for credit with topic change. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

596. Directed Individual Study or Research. (2 to 8) Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

597. Study for MA Comprehensive Examination or PhD Qualifying Examinations. (2 to 8) Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

599. Research for PhD Dissertation. (2 to 8) Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.