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Classical Greek (Division 385)


Elementary Courses

102. Elementary Greek. 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).
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 syntax and grammar by reading Attic prose selections. There will be a series of quizzes and hour exams in addition to a final exam. Cost:1 WL:3 (Forsdyke)
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302. Second-Year Greek. Greek 102. The language requirement is satisfied with the successful completion of both Greek 301 and 302. (4). (LR).
Section 001.
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. Cost:3 (Cameron)
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Intermediate Courses

402. Greek Drama. Greek 302. (3). (HU). May be repeated for a total of nine credits.
This is an intermediate reading course with close attention to language, grammar review, literary and cultural context. Thematically, the course will be organized around the representation of women by Sophocles and Euripides. Sophocles' Electra and Euripides' Electra will be read in Greek. Students will be asked to read additional plays in translation. Grading is based on class participation, translation and grammar quizzes, written assignments, an hour midterm examination, and a final examination. Cost:1 (Markus)
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Advanced Courses

410. Elementary Greek Prose. Greek 302. (3). (Excl).
Introduction to the writing of Greek prose. Designed to cover the fundamentals of prose composition i.e. all constructions and idioms (chiefly of the Attic dialect) that are frequently required in Greek composition. Begins systematically with detached sentences (illustrating various constructions and the most notable differences between English and Greek idiom) to be rendered into Greek, to give practice in writing Greek correctly, and concludes with connected pieces or continuous narratives selected from original English passages for turning into Greek prose. Some familiarity with the basic elements of Greek syntax is assumed. Open to both undergraduates and graduate students. (Garbrah)
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486. Readings in Later Greek Prose. Greek 402. (3). (Excl).
Selected readings in Pausanias and Strabo, types of archaeological and topographical essays, with analysis and discussion of passages concerning Athens and Attica. (Pedley)
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