Winter '00 Course Guide

Courses in Greek (Division 385)

Winter Term, 2000 (January 5 April 26, 2000)

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Greek (Ancient) 102. Elementary Greek.

Elementary Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Patrick McFadden (mcfaddep@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Greek 101. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in 103, 310, or 503. Graduate students should elect the course as Greek 503. (4). (LR).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Greek 102 is the second term of the elementary ancient Greek sequence and requires that the student has already completed Greek 101. In Greek 102 students will supplement their study of morphology, syntax and semantics in Attic Greek prose, and will learn further strategies for reading linearly. Regular attendance is mandatory. There will be weekly quizzes and three exams.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 1 Waitlist Code: 3

Greek (Ancient) 302. Second-Year Greek.

Elementary Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): H. Don Cameron (hdcamero@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Greek 102. The language requirement is satisfied with the successful completion of both Greek 301 <i>and</i> 302. (4). (LR).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is the second half of the second-year ancient Greek language sequence. The primary goal of the student in Greek 302 is to learn how to read Homer; hence emphasis is placed on Homeric vocabulary and grammar. The class will translate and discuss passages from the Odyssey. There will be quizzes, a midterm, and a final exam.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 2 Waitlist Code: 4

Greek (Ancient) 402. Greek Drama.

Intermediate Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): James Porter (jport@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Greek 302. (3). (HU). May be repeated for a total of nine credits.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2000/winter/lsa/film/366/001.nsf

This course will serve as an introduction to reading Greek tragedy through the example of Sophocles' two Oedipus plays. Routine translation and interpretation in class will be supplemented by occasional student presentations, individual or group, on various interpretive and/or wider thematic problems. Two translation exams (midterm and final) as well as two short research papers (8 pp. each).

Texts:

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Greek (Ancient) 497. Senior Greek Seminar.

Advanced Courses

Section 001 The Nile in Myth and History. Meets with Classical Civilization 480.001

Instructor(s): Grant Parker (grparker@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Honors student; others with permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

See Classical Civilization 480.001.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 4

Greek (Ancient) 499. Supervised Reading.

Advanced Courses

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1-4). (Excl). May not be included in a concentration plan in Greek Language and Literature or Classical Languages and Literatures. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Regular reports and conferences required.

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Greek (Ancient) 511. Thucydides.

Advanced Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Sara Forsdyke (forsdyke@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Greek 302. (3). (Excl).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Interpretation of the text with attention to Thucydides' style and his historical method.

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Greek (Ancient) 521. Pindar.

Advanced Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Derek Collins (dbcollin@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Greek 301 and 302. (3). (Excl).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Reading of the major epinician odes, with selections from the paeans, encomia, and dirges.

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Greek (Ancient) 560. Hellenistic Poetry.

Advanced Courses

Section 001 The Alexandrian Poets. Meets with Greek 810.

Instructor(s): Benjamin Acosta-Hughes (bacosta@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Greek 301 and 302. (3). (Excl).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

The Alexandrian poets with their odd combination of scholarly interest in remote detail and poetical inspiration inaugurate a new period in Greek literature. Knowledge of their techniques is also indispensable for a proper understanding of Latin poetry in the Augustan age. Extensive portions of Callimachus, Apollonius of Rhodes, and Theocritus are read and due attention given to the society that enjoyed these products of art for its own sake.

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Greek (Ancient) 599. Supervised Reading in Greek.

Advanced Courses

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1-4). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Regular reports and conferences required.

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