GTBOOKS 192 - Great Books
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Great Books Program (GTBOOKS)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
Honors, WorldLit
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Advisory Prerequisites:
Freshman honors program.
Other Course Info:
W.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

An introduction to masterpieces of the Roman period through the Renaissance. Completion of both GTBOOKS 191 and 192 gives eight credits toward the humanities distribution requirement. There are two lecture and two discussion periods each week. Readings include further works of Plato, Vergil, selections from the Bible, St. Augustine, and Dante.

GTBOOKS 192 - Great Books
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
13659
Open
152
 
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TuTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
002 (DIS)
P
13661
Closed
0
 
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TuTh 2:00PM - 3:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
28671
Open
1
1LSA Hnrs
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WF 9:00AM - 10:00AM
004 (DIS)
P
13663
Open
13
13LSA Hnrs
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WF 10:00AM - 11:00AM
005 (DIS)
P
13665
Open
9
9LSA Hnrs
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TuTh 11:00AM - 12:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
13667
Open
13
14LSA Hnrs
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WF 11:00AM - 12:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
13669
Open
2
2LSA Hnrs
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WF 12:00PM - 1:00PM
009 (DIS)
P
13671
Closed
0
 
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TuTh 12:00PM - 1:00PM
010 (DIS)
P
13673
Open
10
10LSA Hnrs
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WF 3:00PM - 4:00PM
011 (DIS)
P
13675
Open
1
2LSA Hnrs
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:00PM
014 (DIS)
P
27345
Open
13
13LSA Hnrs
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TuTh 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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Note:
Great Books 192 is not offered as a freshman writing course. The writing 
assignments comprise: 
1. VERY brief essay, 1/3 of the way through the course, incorporating one text. 
2. Brief essay, 2/3 of the way through the course, incorporating two 
texts(original text plus one). 
3. Short final essay incorporating three texts (orginal two plus one). 
Total: 14 pages, some of it in the form of revision
ISBN: 052148443X
Plato The Republic, Author: Ferrari/ Griffith, Publisher: Cambridge
Required
ISBN: 0679729526
The Aeneid, Author: Virgil ; translated by Robert Fitzgerald., Publisher: Vintage Books Vintage cl 1990
Required
ISBN: 0451208633
The divine comedy : the inferno, the purgatorio, and the paradiso, Author: Dante Alighieri ; translated by John Ciardi., Publisher: New American Library 2003
Required
ISBN: 0393004597
The stoic philosophy of Seneca : essays and letters of Seneca, Author: translated and with an introduction by Moses Hadas., Publisher: Norton 1958
Required
ISBN: 0140441743
Four tragedies and Octavia., Author: Translated with an introd. by E.F. Watling., Publisher: Penguin Books 1966
Required
ISBN: 0140447806
The consolation of philosophy, Author: Boethius ; translated with an introduction by Victor Watts., Publisher: Penguin Books Rev. ed. 1999
Required
ISBN: 0140449302
The decameron, Author: Giovanni Boccaccio ; translated with an introduction and notes by G.H. McWilliam., Publisher: Penguin 2nd ed. 2003
Required
ISBN: 0192834274
Symposium, Author: Plato ; translated with an introduction and notes by Robin Waterfield., Publisher: Oxford University Press 1998
Required
ISBN: 1842931210
The Gnostic gospels : including the Gospel of Thomas, the Gospel of Mary Magdalene, Author: [compiler], Alan Jacobs ; introduction by Vrej N. Nersessian., Publisher: Watkins Pub. 2006
Required
ISBN: 0941051218
On the nature of things, Author: Lucretius ; [edited by] Walter Englert., Publisher: Focus Pub. 2003
Required
ISBN: 0060656808
The HarperCollins study Bible : New Revised Standard Version, with the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical books, Author: general editor, Wayne A. Meeks ; associate editors, Jouette M. Bassler ... [et al.] ; with the Society of Biblical literature., Publisher: HarperCollins 1st ed. 1993
Required
ISBN: 9780199537822
Confessions, Author: Saint Augustine ; translated by Henry Chadwick., Publisher: Oxford University Press 2008
Required
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