GREEK 509 - The Homeric Epic
Section: 001
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Greek (GREEK)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
Advisory Prerequisites:
Permission of instructor required for undergraduates; advanced ability to read Greek.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The first goal of this course is to read the entire Odessey in Greek. This means about 150 lines per day, or 300 lines per class meeting. Particular attention will be given to the linguistics of Homeric forms and vocabulary. And the second aim of the course will be an introduction to Greek historical linguistics and its Indo-European roots.
It is expected that students will have read substantial portions of the Homeric epics, and substantial means 3 or 4 books.
Required texts: Homeri Opera (Oxford Classical Text) vols. 3 and 4 (odyssey I-XII, and XIII-XXIV) Oxford. Auttenreith, G. Homeric Dictionary A Homeric dictionary for schools and colleges translated by Robert P. Keep, revised by Isaac Flaag. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1958. (paper) ISBN: 0-8061-1289-1.
Suggested supplementary text: Owen, W.B. and E.J. Goodspeed, Homeric Vocabularies, new edition by C. Pharr. University of Oklahoma Press./

GREEK 509 - The Homeric Epic
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001 (LEC)
MWF 2:00PM - 3:00PM
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