Courses

GREK 1003. Elementary Ancient Greek I. 3 Hours.

The rudiments of classical Greek, with concentration on grammar, vocabulary, and syntax. Short selections from ancient authors lead to basic reading ability. (Typically offered: Fall)

GREK 1013. Elementary Ancient Greek II. 3 Hours.

A continuation of the rudiments of classical Greek, with concentration on grammar, vocabulary, and syntax. Short selection from ancient authors lead to basic reading ability. (Typically offered: Spring)

GREK 1203. Beginning Modern Greek I. 3 Hours.

Conversational language of Greece today. Stresses correct pronunciation, aural comprehension, and simple speaking ability. Leads to active mastery of basic grammar and limited reading ability. (Typically offered: Fall)

GREK 1213. Beginning Modern Greek II. 3 Hours.

A continuation of GREK 1203. Stresses correct pronunciation, aural comprehension, and simple speaking ability. Leads to active mastery of basic grammar and limited reading ability. (Typically offered: Spring)

GREK 2003. Intermediate Ancient Greek I. 3 Hours.

Ancient Greek grammar and syntax, with readings in Greek prose. Prerequisite: GREK 1013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Fall)

GREK 2013. Homer. 3 Hours.

Selections from the Iliad or the Odyssey: a survey of Greek epic poetry. Prerequisite: GREK 2003 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Spring)

GREK 2203. Intermediate Modern Greek I. 3 Hours.

Continuation of Beginning Modern Greek. Prerequisite: GREK 1203 and GREK 1213, or equivalent. (Typically offered: Fall)

GREK 2213. Intermediate Modern Greek II. 3 Hours.

Continuation of Intermediate Modern Greek I. Prerequisite: GREK 2203 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Spring)

GREK 4003. Greek Lyric Poetry. 3 Hours.

Readings from selected Greek lyric poems, to be chosen from several appropriate authors from the 7th through the 5th centuries BCE: Archilochus, Hipponax, Sappho, Alcaeus, Tyrtaeus, Mimnermus, Semonides, Solon, Xenophanes, Theognis, Pindar, Bacchylides. Prerequisite: GREK 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 4013. Greek Epic Poetry. 3 Hours.

Study of the primary works of Greek hexameter poetry, including Homer, Hesiod, and/or the Homeric Hymns, with special attention to issues of oral composition and performance. Prerequisite: GREK 2013. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 4023. Greek Philosophy. 3 Hours.

Study of representative works of Greek philosophy, including those of the Pre-Socratics, Plato, and/or Aristotle. Prerequisite: GREK 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 4033. Herodotus or Thucydides. 3 Hours.

Readings of Herodotus, Book VII, and Thucydides, Book VI; collateral readings on the Persian and Peloponnesian Wars. Prerequisite: GREK 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 4043. Greek Drama. 3 Hours.

Readings of 2 tragedies and one comedy; a study of the Greek theatre. Prerequisite: GREK 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 4053. Greek Syntax and Composition. 3 Hours.

Greek syntax and composition. Prerequisite: GREK 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 4063. Hellenistic Poetry. 3 Hours.

Selections from significant post-classical authors, including Callimachus, Theocritus, Bion, Moschus, Herondas, Apollonios of Rhodes, and/or poets of the Greek Anthology. Special attention to archaic and classical influences, contemporary Hellenistic culture, and Roman responses. Prerequisite: GREK 2013. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 4073. Ancient Greek Novel. 3 Hours.

Study of the development of the Greek novel including the works of Lucian, Longus, Heliodorus, and/or Achilles Tatius. Prerequisite: GREK 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 4083. Greek Epigraphy. 3 Hours.

Study of inscriptions, especially Attic, in their historical and social contexts, from the 8th century BCE to the Hellenistic/Roman period. Training in epigraphical conventions and symbols. Prerequisite: GREK 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 4093. Biblical and Patristic Greek. 3 Hours.

Selected readings from appropriate texts, varying by semester, including the Septuagint, New Testament, Apostolic Fathers, and other patristic literature to the 5th century CE. Reading and discussion of selected texts in major genres. Prerequisite: GREK 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 4103. Greek Oratory. 3 Hours.

Readings from selected speeches, to be chosen from one or more appropriate authors: Lysias, Antiphon, Demosthenes, Isocrates, Andocides. Study of sophism and rhetoric of Athens in the 5th and 4th centuries BCE. Prerequisite: GREK 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 475V. Special Investigations. 1-6 Hour.

Special investigations. (Typically offered: Fall, Spring and Summer) May be repeated for degree credit.

GREK 5003. Greek Lyric Poetry. 3 Hours.

(Formerly GREK 4003.) Readings from selected Greek lyric poems, to be chosen from several appropriate authors from the 7th through the 5th centuries BCE: Archilochus, Hipponax, Sappho, Alcaeus, Tyrtaeus, Mimnermus, Semonides, Solon, Xenophanes, Theognis, Pindar, Bacchylides. Graduate degree credit will not be given for both GREK 4003 and GREK 5003. Prerequisite: GREK 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 5013. Greek Epic Poetry. 3 Hours.

(Formerly GREK 4013.) Study of the primary works of Greek hexameter poetry, including Homer, Hesiod, and/or the Homeric Hymns, with special attention to issues of oral composition and performance. Graduate degree credit will not be given for both GREK 4013 and GREK 5013. Prerequisite: GREK 2013. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 5023. Greek Philosophy. 3 Hours.

(Formerly GREK 4023.) Study of representative works of Greek philosophy, including those of the Pre-Socratics, Plato, and/or Aristotle. Graduate degree credit will not be given for both GREK 4023 and GREK 5023. Prerequisite: GREK 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 5033. Herodotus or Thucydides. 3 Hours.

(Formerly GREK 4033.) Readings of Herodotus, Book VII, and Thucydides, Book VI; collateral readings on the Persian and Peloponnesian Wars. Graduate degree credit will not be given for both GREK 4033 and GREK 5033. Prerequisite: GREK 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 5043. Greek Drama. 3 Hours.

(Formerly GREK 4043.) Readings of two tragedies and one comedy; a study of the Greek theatre. Graduate degree credit will not be given for both GREK 4043 and GREK 5043. Prerequisite: GREK 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 5053. Greek Syntax and Composition. 3 Hours.

(Formerly GREK 4053.) Greek syntax and composition. Graduate degree credit will not be given for both GREK 4053 and GREK 5053. Prerequisite: GREK 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 5063. Hellenistic Poetry. 3 Hours.

(Formerly GREK 4063.) Selections from significant post-classical authors, including Callimachus, Theocritus, Bion, Moschus, Herondas, Apollonios of Rhodes, and/or poets of the Greek Anthology. Special attention to archaic and classical influences, contemporary Hellenistic culture, and Roman responses. Graduate degree credit will not be given for both GREK 4063 and GREK 5063. Prerequisite: GREK 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 5073. Ancient Greek Novel. 3 Hours.

(Formerly GREK 4073.) Study of the development of the Greek novel including the works of Lucian, Longus, Heliodorus, and/or Achilles Tatius. Graduate degree credit will not be given for both GREK 4073 and GREK 5073. Prerequisite: GREK 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 5083. Greek Epigraphy. 3 Hours.

(Formerly GREK 4083.) Study of inscriptions, especially Attic, in their historical and social contexts, from the 8th century BCE to the Hellenistic/Roman period. Training in epigraphical conventions and symbols. Graduate degree credit will not be given for both GREK 4083 and GREK 5083. Prerequisite: GREK 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 5093. Biblical and Patristic Greek. 3 Hours.

(Formerly GREK 4093.) Selected readings from appropriate texts, varying by semester, including the Septuagint, New Testament, Apostolic Fathers, and other patristic literature to the 5th century CE. Reading and discussion of selected texts in major genres. Graduate degree credit will not be given for both GREK 4093 and GREK 5093. Prerequisite: GREK 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 5103. Greek Oratory. 3 Hours.

(Formerly GREK 4103.) Readings from selected speeches, to be chosen from one or more appropriate authors: Lysias, Antiphon, Demosthenes, Isocrates, Andocides. Study of sophism and rhetoric of Athens in the 5th and 4th centuries BCE. Graduate degree credit will not be given for both GREK 4103 and GREK 5103. Prerequisite: GREK 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

GREK 575V. Special Investigations. 1-6 Hour.

Special investigations. (Typically offered: Irregular) May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.