Fall 2016

Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
CLST 100-01 Greek and Roman Mythology
Instructor: Christopher Francese
Course Description:
A general introduction to the texts and narratives of the chief myths of Greece and Rome and their impact on Western civilizations with special reference to the fine arts: music, sculpture, painting, and literature.
0830:MWF   EASTC 405
CLST 221-01 Greek Art & Archaeology
Instructor: Christofilis Maggidis
Course Description:
Cross-listed with ARCH 120-01 and ARTH 205-02. A general introduction to the art and archaeology of ancient Greece from Prehistoric to Hellenistic times: Bronze Age civilizations (Cycladic, NE Aegean and Trojan, Minoan, Helladic/Mycenaean); Protogeometric, Geometric, Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic Greece. A survey of architecture (temple, secular funerary), sculpture, vase-painting, monumental painting, metalwork, and minor arts of these periods, both on mainland Greece and in the Greek colonies (Asia Minor, Pontus, Syria, Phoenice, Egypt, S.I Italy and Sicily); comparative study of typological, iconographical, stylistic, and technical aspects and developments; styles and schools, regional trends, historical contextualization of ancient Greek art and brief consideration of socio-economic patterns, political organization, religion, and writing. Evaluation of the ancient Greek artistic legacy and contribution to civilization. Field trips to archaeological collections and Museums. This course is cross-listed as ARCH 120. Offered every fall.
0900:TR   DENNY 317
CLST 251-01 Greek History
Instructor: Scott Farrington
Course Description:
A survey of the history of ancient Greece from 700 to 400 BC. Particular attention is devoted to the relationship of Sparta and Athens, the development of democracy and the cultural achievements of the fifth century BC. Offered every other fall.
1330:MR   EASTC 102
CLST 500-01 Bede
Instructor: Christopher Francese
Course Description:
 
Courses Offered in GREK
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
GREK 101-01 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.
0930:MTWRF   ALTHSE 07
GREK 201-01 Introduction to Greek Prose
Instructor: Marc Mastrangelo
Course Description:
A review of syntax and selected readings from prose authors. Consideration is given to authors whose style and grammar best illustrate the characteristics of Attic Greek of the Classical period. Supplemental readings in English provide historical and cultural context for the author chosen. Prerequisite: 102 or the equivalent.
1130:MWF   EASTC 111
GREK 222-01 Philosophical Writers
Instructor: Scott Farrington
Course Description:
Readings in Greek Philosophy including authors such as the Presocratics, Plato, Aristotle, or others. Supplementary readings in English provide historical context and an introduction to certain issues in ancient philosophy. Recommended: 112 or the equivalent.
 
Courses Offered in LATN
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
LATN 101-01 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.
0930:MTWRF   EASTC 102
LATN 201-01 Introduction to Roman Prose
Instructor: Marc Mastrangelo
Course Description:
Review of syntax and selected readings from prose authors, with study of literary technique and discussion of supplementary readings in English. Prerequisite: 102 or the equivalent.
0930:MWF   EASTC 111
LATN 233-01 Caesar
Instructor: Christopher Francese
Course Description:
Readings from Roman historians such as Sallust, Caesar and Livy, with study of Roman political values.Prerequisite: 112 or the equivalent.
1030:MWF   EASTC 102
LATN 343-01 Lyric and Elegy
Instructor: Marc Mastrangelo
Course Description:
Selections from Horace and elegists such as Propertius and Tibullus, with focus on their literary technique and tradition. Prerequisite: at least one course at the 200-level. Offered every two years.
1500:TF   EASTC 111