101-102. Beginning Ancient Greek I & II
Introduction to the language of ancient Greece, Alexander and his successors, and the eastern Mediterranean. Students will learn the essentials of grammar, vocabulary, and Greek mythology and culture through reading, speaking, and writing Greek; and read selections from classical writers and the New Testament. No previous foreign language experience required. Offered every third year.
205. Introduction to Greek Literature and Culture
Intensive engagement with a cultural topic through reading classical or hellenistic Greek texts, in tandem with listening, speaking, or writing in the target language. Topics may include Greek definitions of happiness, religious ritual, Greek education, or Athenian lawcourts. Prerequisite: GRE 102. Offered every third year.
327. The Greek Hero
Consideration of the Greek concept of heroism with attention to how performance, genre, gender, and social and cultural values shape the Greek view of the hero. Readings from Homer or the Attic dramatists in the original Greek. Prerequisite: GRE 205. Offered every third year. (Humanities) GRUBER-MILLER
334. Ancient Greek Politics, Society, and Culture
Readings and discussion of original Greek texts that cast light on the history, politics, society, and culture of Greece and the ancient Mediterranean. Authors may include Arrian, Herodotus, Lysias, Pausanias, Plato, Thucydides, Xenophon, or the Greek New Testament. Prerequisite: GRE 205. Offered every third year. (Humanities) GRUBER-MILLER
511. Greek Reading Group (1/4)
Maintenance of Greek language skills through reading a variety of Greek authors. Texts selected in consultation with the participating students. Course meets once a week for a semester. Prerequisite: GRE 102 or permission of instructor. (CR) GRUBER-MILLER