GREEK 801 - Epic
Fall 2015, Section 001 - Hesiod
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Subject: Greek (GREEK)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
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Waitlist Capacity:
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing.
May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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This course will address Hesiod's Works and Days from a variety of perspectives, partly depending on student interest:s oral theory, the didactic genre, the logic of archaic poetry more broadly, literary influence, the development of Greek morality and religion, agriculture, social and economic history.

Course Requirements:

Each student will do a "gobbet" presentation on a section of text and a research presentation. Students will write a substantial paper.

Intended Audience:

Some familiarity with the epic dialect and with the Homeric poems will be helpful.

Class Format:

One 3-hour meeting.


GREEK 801 - Epic
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
F 2:00PM - 5:00PM
9/8/15 - 12/14/15

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