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republic to the empire. Registration entails additional costs when the course is taught in Italy.
Prerequisite: a course from Classical Studies (CLA, GRE, or LAT) or Anthropology. Offered
every four years. (Humanities)

485. Advanced Classical Studies
An independent project undertaken in the senior year. Prerequisite: permission of the Classical
Studies Committee.

487. Junior/Senior Seminar
The seminar offers students an opportunity to investigate a key theme in Classical Studies, to
encourage reflection on the discipline as a whole, and to explore the modern reception of
classical texts and contexts through the completion of a research project based around the
thematic content of the seminar. The research project each student devises in consultation with
the instructor and the Classical Studies advisor will demonstrate his or her ability to integrate
knowledge of Greek and Latin language and literature with an understanding of Greek and
Roman culture as a culmination of their studies. Prerequisites: junior standing, completion of a
300-level course in either Greek or Latin, and at least two other 300-level courses in Classical
Studies. Offered every other year.

Greek (GRE)

101-102-103. Beginning Ancient Greek I, II, and III
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. (Language)

205. Introduction to Greek Literature and Culture
Intensive engagement with a number of cultural topics through reading classical or Hellenistic
Greek texts, in tandem with listening, speaking, or writing in the target language. Topics may
include Greek myth, religious sanctuaries, art and architecture, Roman interaction with Greeks,
and Greek self-definition. Prerequisite: GRE 103. Offered every third year. (Language)

280/380. Internship: See Additional Academic Programs, All-College Independent Study
Courses 280/380.

290/390. Individual Project: See Additional Academic Programs, All-College Independent
Study Courses 290/390.

291. Intermediate Tutorial
Topic selected by the student in consultation with the instructor. Prerequisite: GRE 102. Offered
on request, subject to availability of faculty.

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.

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