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Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2007
 
Bulletin Homepage |College of Arts & Sciences | Courses in Greek and Roman Civilization

Courses in Greek and Roman Civilization


A Clc 105 Myths of the Greek World (3)

Survey of the origin and development of the major myths of ancient Greece. [HU]

A Clc 105Z Myths of the Greek World (3)

Survey of the origin and development of the major myths of ancient Greece. A Clc 105Z is the writing intensive version of 105; only one may be taken for credit. [HU WI]

A Clc 110 Classical Roots: Great Ideas of Greece and Rome (3)

Greek and Roman literature in translation. Considers such topics as human dignity and values, power and pride, the hero, intelligence impaired by appetite, and justice of the gods in such authors as Homer, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Plato, Aristotle, Vergil and selected historians. Prerequisite(s): freshman or sophomore class standing. [EU HU]

A Clc 125 Latin and Greek Elements in English (3)

Systematic study of those elements of the Latin and Greek languages that have contributed to the formation of English vocabulary, both general and scientific. Designed for students with no knowledge of a classical language. May not be offered in 2006-2007.

A Clc 133 (= A Ant 133) Ancient History of the Near East and the Aegean (3)

An examination of key ancient Near Eastern civilizations in Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Syro-Palestine, and Turkey and the influence they exerted on the Minoan the Mycenaean civilizations. This is followed by the rise of Greece, the development of Athenian democracy, the decline of Greece leading to Macedonian domination, the conquests of Alexander the Great and the cosmopolitan Hellenistic world.

A Clc 134 History of Ancient Rome (3)

Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Age, the rise of Rome, the Republic and the Empire. [EU]

A Clc 220Z Roman Poets and Playwrights (3)

Study of various types of Roman poetry, including lyric, epic and dramatic, with consideration of their role in the development of the Western literary tradition. [WI]

A Clc 223Z Masterpieces of Greek Tragedy and Comedy (3)

A Clc 223Z is the writing intensive version of A Clc 223; only one may be taken for credit. .May not be offered in 2006-2007. [HU WI]

A Clc 223 Masterpieces of Greek Tragedy and Comedy (3)

Selected plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes and Menander. A Clc 223Z is the writing intensive version of A Clc 223; only one may be taken for credit. .May not be offered in 2006-2007. [HU]

A Clc 225 Greek Literature in Translation (3)

Reading (in English) and analysis of ancient Greek literary masterpieces from Homer through the Hellenistic era.

A Clc 300 The Greeks and Their Neighbors (3)

The relations of the Greeks with the Near East and with Rome. Readings in English from the works of five Greek historians: Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, Arrian and Polybius. Prerequisite(s): junior or senior class standing.

A Clc 301 Rome and the Mediterranean World (3)

The Romans’ view of their origin and destiny in the Mediterranean world. Readings in English from the works of five Roman historians: Livy, Sallust, Caesar, Tacitus and Ammianus. Prerequisite(s): A Clc 134 or A Cla 209. [EU]

A Clc 310 (= A Wss 311) Women in Antiquity (3)

Study of the literary, historical and archaeological evidence concerning the lives and roles of women in Greek and Roman society. A Clc 310Z & A Wss 311Z are writing intensive versions of A Clc 310 & A Wss 311; only one of the four courses may be taken for credit. Prerequisite(s): junior or senior class standing. [EU]

A Clc 310Z (= A Wss 311Z) Women in Antiquity (3)

A Clc 310Z & A Wss 311Z are writing intensive versions of Clc 310 & Wss 311; only one of the four courses may be taken for credit. Prerequisite(s): junior or senior class standing. [EU WI]

A Clc 311 Law in Antiquity (3)

Survey of ancient law from Sumerian times until the end of the Roman Empire, with emphasis on Greek and Roman legal practice; studied in relation to social, economic, religious and political life. Comparisons between ancient and modern concepts of justice. Prerequisite(s): junior or senior class standing, or 3 credits in Classics.

A Clc 321 Fifth-Century Athens (3)

An area study of 5th-century Athens using all available resources of history, art and archaeology, geography, and literature. Prerequisite(s): A Clc 133 or A Cla 208.

A Clc 330 Rome: From Republic to Empire (3)

An area study of the history, art and archaeology, geography, and literature of Rome in the transition from republic to empire using all available resources. Prerequisite(s): A Clc 134 or A Cla 209.

A Clc 331 The Age of Trajan and Hadrian (3)

An area study of the history art and archaeology, geography, and literature of the age of Trajan and Hadrian using all available resources. Prerequisite(s): A Clc 134 or A Cla 209.

A Clc 402 (= A Rel 402) Greek and Roman Religion (3)

Survey of Greek and Roman religions at large followed by a detailed examination of the so-called mystery religions. Interdisciplinary in nature, it employs not only religious but also philosophical, especially ethical, literary, historical and archaeological materials. Only one of A Clc 402 & A Rel 402 may be taken for credit. Prerequisite(s): junior or senior class standing and some background in either classical or religious studies. .May not be offered in 2006-2007.

A Clc 403 (= A Rel 403) Roman Civilization and Christianity (3)

Roman civilization in the late Empire. The relation between pagan and Christian culture based on a study of literary and archaeological sources. Prerequisite(s): A Clc 134 or A His 235Z. Only one of A Clc 403 & A Rel 403 may be taken for credit. .May not be offered in 2006-2007.

A Clc 497 Independent Study (2–4)

Seniors may offer 2 to 4 credits of independent study in place of regular course work in Greek and Roman civilization. Projects must be approved by the department chair. May be repeated once.

A Clc 498 Topics in Classical Studies (1–4)

Selected topics in classical studies. May be repeated for credit with a change of topic. Prerequisite(s): junior or senior class standing, or permission of instructor.

A Clc 499 Senior Seminar in Classical Studies (3)

Seminar on selected topics in classical studies. Preparation of a paper under the direction of a faculty member. Open to seniors with permission of director. May not be offered in 2006-2007.