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Language Courses in Latin and Greek

Latn 101, 102. Basic Latin I and II. 4 cr. each

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

Grek 103, 104. Basic Greek I and II. 4 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 203, 204. 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.

301. Pre-Fifth Century. 3 cr.

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

302. Fifth Century. 3 cr.

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

303. Fourth Century. 3 cr.

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

304. Alexandrian Period. 3 cr.

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

305. Roman Republic. 3 cr.

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

306. Augustan Literature. 3 cr.

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

307. Imperial Literature. 3 cr.

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

308. Post Classical Literature. 3 cr.

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

309. Studies in Genre. 3 cr.

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

310. Lucretius. 3 cr.

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

311. Cicero. 3 cr.

Readings in the speeches or philosophical works of Cicero.

312. Medieval Literature. 3 cr.

Selections of poetry and prose from medieval authors.

313. Roman Drama. 3 cr.

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

314. Latin Historiography. 3 cr.

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

315. Ovid. 3 cr.

400. Independent Readings and Research. Var. cr.

500. Independent Readings and Research Var. cr.