GRE 101 Foundational Greek I
Professor: C. Callanan
CRN: 91757 Distribution: D
Time: M W 1:20 pm - 2:20 pm OLIN 303
T Th 1:20 pm - 2:20 pm OLIN 302
Ancient Greek is the language of the epics of Homer, the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, the comedies of Aristophanes, the philosophy of Plato and Aristotle, the histories of Herodotus and Thucydides, etc. In this course, students will learn the grammar of Greek and acquire a fundamental vocabulary. Attention will also be given to pronunciation and recitation of poetry and prose. Discussions of Greek culture and thought will occasionally result. In the second semester, significant passages from ancient authors will be read.
GRE 201 Intermediate Greek
Professor: E. Orlin
CRN: 91758 Distribution: D
Time: Tu Th 10:30 am - 11:50 am OLIN 302
In this course we will read
selections from the Greek historian Herodotus. We will continue
to develop language skills, with regular work on grammar and syntax.
However, we will also devote significant amounts of time to discussing
the content of what we read. We will also consider Herodotus'
place as the "Father of History" and investigate his
account of the Persian Wars, as well as early Spartan and Athenian