GTBOOKS 191 - Great Books
Section: 001
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Great Books Program (GTBOOKS)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU, FYWR
Other:
WorldLit
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GTBOOKS 201 or CLCIV 101.
Advisory Prerequisites:
First-Year students in the Honors Program.
Other Course Info:
F.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

GTBOOKS 191 will survey the classical works of ancient Greece. Among the readings will be Homer's Iliad and Odyssey; a number of the plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Aristophanes; Herodotus' Histories; Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War; and several of Plato's dialogues. The course format is two lectures and two discussion meetings a week. Six to eight short papers will be assigned; there will be midterm and final examinations. GTBOOKS 191 is open to first-year students in the Honors Program, and to other students with the permission of the Director of the Great Books Program.

GTBOOKS 191 - Great Books
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ISBN: 0827603665
Tanakh = [Tanakh] : The Holy Scriptures : the new JPS translation according to the traditional Hebrew text., Publisher: Jewish Publication Society Student ed 1985
Required
ISBN: 0872203522
Iliad, Author: Homer ; translated by Stanley Lombardo ; introduction by Sheila Murnaghan., Publisher: Hackett Pub. Co. 1997
Required
ISBN: 0684827905
The landmark Thucydides : a comprehensive guide to the Peloponnesian War ; with maps, annotations, appendices, and encyclopedic index, Author: ed. by Robert B. Strassler., Publisher: Simon & Schuster A newly re 1998
Required
ISBN: 0521010721
Oedipus tyrannus, Author: Sophocles. A new transl. and commentary by Ian McAuslan ..., Publisher: Cambridge Univ. Press Repr. 2005
Required
ISBN: 0941051862
Euripides' Hippolytus, Author: translation with notes, introduction and essay, Michael R. Halleran., Publisher: Focus Pub. 2001
Required
ISBN: 0140440941
Gorgias, Author: translated (from the ancient Greek) with an introduction by Walter Hamilton., Publisher: Penguin 1971
Required
ISBN: 0140446362
Poetics, Author: Aristotle ; translated with an introduction and notes by Malcolm Heath., Publisher: Penguin Books 1996
Required
The Odyssey, Fagles (trans) isbn# 0140268863 Penguin
Required
The Histories - Selincourt (trans) isbn# 0140449086 Penguin
Required
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