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Language Courses in Latin and Greek

LATN 101, 102. Basic Latin I and II. 3 cr. each

The fundamentals of Latin grammar and syntax with exercises in reading/translation.

GREK 101, 102. Basic Greek I and II. 3 cr. each

The fundamentals of Greek grammar and syntax with exercises in reading/translation.

LATN 201, 202. Introduction to Latin Readings I and II. 3 cr. each

Selections of major Latin author(s).

GREK 201, 202. Introduction to Greek Readings I and II. 3 cr. each

Selections of major classical Greek author(s).

The following will be taught as Latin or Greek courses or, for those students who are qualified, as combination Latin and Greek courses.

Each course will cover an individual author or group of authors or a genre. Each course may be repeated as long as a different author or work is read.

CLSX 301. Pre-Fifth Century. 3 cr.

Readings in the Iliad, the Odyssey, the Homeric Hymns, Hesiod, Pindar and Greek lyric poetry.

CLSX 302. Fifth Century. 3 cr.

Readings in Herodotus, Thucydides, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Aristophanes.

CLSX 303. Fourth Century. 3 cr.

Readings in Greek orators, Plato, Aristotle, Xenophon and Menander.

CLSX 304. Alexandrian Period. 3 cr.

Readings in Apollonius Rhodius, Theocritus, Callimachus and the lesser Alexandrian authors.

CLSX 305. Roman Republic. 3 cr.

Readings in Plautus, Terence, Cicero, Lucretius, Catullus, Caesar and Sallust.

CLSX 306. Augustan Literature. 3 cr.

Readings in Livy, Vergil, Horace, Ovid, Propertius and Tibullus.

CLSX 307. Imperial Literature. 3 cr.

Readings in Seneca, Lucan, Petronius, Martial, Plutarch, Tacitus, Juvenal, Pliny the Younger, Suetonius, Apuleius and Lucian.

CLSX 308. Post Classical Literature. 3 cr.

Readings in Post classical, medieval, renaissance and neo-Latin authors.

CLSX 309. Studies in Genre. 3 cr.

Readings in a selected genre of Greek and/or Latin literature.

CLSX 310. Lucretius. 3 cr.

Readings in the Latin texts of De Rerum Natura with lectures on the history of Roman Epicureanism.

CLSX 311. Cicero. 3 cr.

Readings in the speeches or philosophical works of Cicero.

CLSX 312. Medieval Literature. 3 cr.

Selections of poetry and prose from medieval authors.

CLSX 313. Roman Drama. 3 cr.

Readings in Plautus, Terence and Seneca, with background on the history of theater in Rome.

CLSX 314. Latin Historiography. 3 cr.

Readings from Latin historical authors, such as Caesar, Sallust, Livy, Suetonius, and Tacitus.

CLSX 315. Ovid. 3 cr.

CLSX 400. Independent Readings and Research. Var. cr.

CLSX 500. Independent Readings and Research Var. cr.