Spring 2017

Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
CLST 110-01 Intro to Greek Civilization
Instructor: Marc Mastrangelo
Course Description:
Reading and discussion of key literary and historical works of ancient Greece, including works by Homer, Thucydides, the Greek tragedians and comedians, with consideration of the Greek intellectual enlightenment, Athenian democracy and the Athenian empire in their historical and cultural contexts. The literature is read in English translation. This course will fulfill a literature requirement in the arts and humanities distribution requirement. Offered every other year.
1330:MR   TOME 115
CLST 140-01 Ancient Worlds on Film
Instructor: Christopher Francese
Course Description:
Cross-listed with FLST 210-01. An introduction to ancient Greek and Roman history and civilization (excluding mythology) through viewing popular films about this period and reading the historical and literary sources on which those films are based. Wherever possible we will read original primary documents.
1130:MWF   EASTC 405
CLST 200-02 The Olympic Games
Instructor: Christofilis Maggidis
Course Description:
Cross-listed with ARCH 200-01. A survey of the origins, birth, and historical development of the Olympic Games in antiquity. This course examines the principles and organization of the games, the types of games and their rules, their natural and architectural setting in Olympia, and their religious context through an interdisciplinary and comparative study of archaeological, historical and iconographical evidence: famous athletes, interaction with the spectators, prizes and honors to Olympic victors, Olympic incidents. The bonding role of the panhellenic Olympic games for the Greeks as a people and the contribution of the Games in the emergence of ancient democracy. Comparisons will be made with the modern Olympics and assessment of the lasting impact of the Olympic Games upon on our modern world.
1030:TR   DENNY 317
CLST 224-01 Roman Archaeology
Instructor: Christofilis Maggidis
Course Description:
Cross-listed with ARCH 130-01. A general introduction to the art and archaeology of the Roman world from the Late Republic to the 4th century AD. A survey of architecture (temple, public, domestic, palatial, funerary), monumental painting, sculpture, metalwork, and minor arts of these periods in Italy and the rest of the Roman world; particular emphasis on Rome, Pompeii, Herculaneum, Ostia, Greece/Asia Minor, and North Africa. Comparative study of typological, iconographical, stylistic, and technical aspects and developments; regional trends and foreign influences. Historical and cultural contextualization of Roman art and architecture with consideration of socio-economic patterns, political developments, religion, and writing. This course is cross-listed as ARCH 130. Offered occasionally.
0900:TR   DENNY 317
Courses Offered in GREK
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
GREK 102-01 Beginning Attic Greek
Instructor: Scott Farrington
Course Description:
All the fundamentals of Greek grammar and syntax as well as the acquisition of vocabulary. By the conclusion of the second semester students will be prepared to read classical authors in the original.Prerequisite: 101 or equivalent.
0930:MTWRF   ALTHSE 07
GREK 202-01 Introduction to Greek Poetry
Instructor: Marc Mastrangelo
Course Description:
Selected readings from Homer with emphasis on poetic style and composition. Supplementary readings in English help stimulate discussion of literary, historical, and cultural topics regarding epic poetry. Prerequisite: 102 or the equivalent. This course fulfills the language graduation requirement.
 
Courses Offered in LATN
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
LATN 102-01 First-Year Latin
Instructor: Ann Heermans-Booth
Course Description:
All the fundamentals of Latin grammar and the study of vocabulary. This course prepares students to read classical authors in the original.Prerequisite: 101 or the equivalent.
0930:MTWRF   EASTC 102
LATN 202-01 Introduction to Roman Poetry
Instructor: Scott Farrington
Course Description:
Selected readings from Catullus and Ovid, with focus on poetic technique, and discussion of supplementary readings in English. Prerequisite: 102 or the equivalent. This course fulfills the language graduation requirement.
1230:MWF   EASTC 102
LATN 242-01 Vergil, Aeneid
Instructor: Christopher Francese
Course Description:
Selections from the epic, with emphasis on Vergil's literary aims and technique. Prerequisite: 112 or the equivalent. Offered every third year.
1030:MWF   EASTC 102
LATN 394-01 Seminar
Instructor: Scott Farrington
Course Description:
Readings and conferences on selected areas of Latin literature. Emphasis on research skills. Prerequisite: at least one course at the 200-level. Offered occasionally.
1030:TR   EASTC 312