CLCIV 101 - Classical Civilization I: The Ancient Greek World (in English)
Section: 001
Term: FA 2012
Subject: Classical Civilization (CLCIV)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
FYWR
Other:
WorldLit
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GTBOOKS 191 or 201.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Freshman or Sophomore or permission of instructor.
Other Course Info:
F.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is an introduction to the world of ancient Greece, where many aspects of Western civilization have their roots: democracy, tragedy, philosophy, hero, mathematics, physician, anthropology, poetic, economy, biology, epic, comedy, politics, erotic, geography, and theology are all Greek words. We will look at all aspects of Greek civilization, from the heroes of the Trojan War to Alexander the Great, and from war to the origins of science, studying the words of major Greek writers and thinkers themselves.

It aims to help you develop college-level skills in writing.

Course Requirements:

There are approximately 60-80 pages of reading per week, two short projects, a midterm and a final examination.

Intended Audience:

No previous knowledge is required.

Class Format:

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CLCIV 101 - Classical Civilization I: The Ancient Greek World (in English)
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
11428
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:00AM
002 (DIS)
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11429
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MW 9:00AM - 10:00AM
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11430
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MW 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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11431
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MW 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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11432
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MW 2:00PM - 3:00PM
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11433
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MW 4:00PM - 5:00PM
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11434
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WF 12:00PM - 1:00PM
008 (DIS)
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22261
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3LSA Hnrs
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TuTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: HONORS Section
009 (DIS)
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11435
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WF 12:00PM - 1:00PM
010 (DIS)
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25410
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MW 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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20237
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TuTh 11:00AM - 12:00PM
012 (DIS)
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21866
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2
4LSA Hnrs
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TuTh 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Note: HONORS Section
013 (DIS)
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21880
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0
 
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TuTh 2:00PM - 3:00PM
014 (DIS)
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21982
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1
2LSA Hnrs
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TuTh 11:00AM - 12:00PM
015 (DIS)
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22226
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:00PM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.


Note:
If you tell the bookstore that you are buying VP ISBN-13 
9780205926435, they will give you Morris and Powell, The Greeks, plus the three Penguin editions (Euripides Bacchae, Aristophanes Lysistrata and Thucydides Peloponnesian War) bundled together at an excellent discount.
ISBN: 9780205697342
The Greeks : history, culture, and society, Author: Ian Morris, Barry B. Powell., Publisher: Prentice Hall 2nd ed. 2010
Required
ISBN: 9780226470498
The Iliad of Homer, Author: translated by Richmond Lattimore ; introduction and notes by Richard Martin., Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Required
ISBN: 9780806118468
The poems of Hesiod, Author: translated with introduction and comments by R.M. Frazer ; illustrated by Mary Sue Roniger., Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press [1st ed.], 1986
Required
ISBN: 9780226469447
Greek lyrics, Author: trans. by Richard Lattimore., Publisher: University of Chicago Press 2nd ed. re 1975
Required
ISBN: 9780226307923
Sophocles, Author: translated and with an introduction by David Grene., Publisher: University of Chicago Press 2nd ed. 1991
Required
ISBN: 9780140440393
History of the Peloponnesian War, Author: Thucydides ; translated with an introduction by Rex Warner., Publisher: Penguin Books Rev., with 1971
Required
ISBN: 9780140447262
The Bacchae and other plays, Author: Euripides ; translated by John Davie ; with an introduction and notes by Richard Rutherford., Publisher: Penguin books 2005
Required
ISBN: 9780140448146
Lysistrata and other plays : The Acharnians, the Clouds, Lysistrata, Author: translated with an introduction and notes by Alan H. Sommerstein., Publisher: Penguin Books Rev. ed. 2002
Required
ISBN: 9780872205543
The trial and death of Socrates : Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, death scene from Phaedo, Author: Plato ; translated by G.M.A. Grube ; revised by John M. Cooper., Publisher: Hackett Pub. 3rd ed. 2000
Required
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