Fall 2019

Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
CLST 100-01 Greek and Roman Mythology
Instructor: Christopher Francese
Course Description:
An introduction to the study and interpretation of Greek and Roman myths, as they appear both in ancient sources and in later music, sculpture, painting, and literature. The course focuses on interpretive approaches that can help us to define the insights of these myths into to human psychology and the predicaments of men and women, and to apply those insights critically to our own time.
1330:MR   EASTC 411
CLST 221-01 Greek Art & Archaeology
Instructor: Christofilis Maggidis
Course Description:
Cross-listed with ARCH 120-01 and ARTH 205-03. 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 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.
1030:TR   DENNY 317
CLST 253-01 Roman History
Instructor: Scott Farrington
Course Description:
An introduction to the history of ancient Rome focusing on the rise and fall of the Republic, the Augustan Age, and the Principate. Topics include race, gender, and sexuality. Students develop habits for reading ancient and modern sources critically. Assignments introduce students to the primary tools, methods, and conventions of researching and writing in the field of ancient history.
1030:TR   ALTHSE 07
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 233-01 Herodotus
Instructor: Christopher Francese
Course Description:
Selected readings from The Persian Wars, supplemented with reading of the text in English. Attention is paid to the nature of history and historical writing. Recommended: 112 or the equivalent. Offered every two years.
0830:MWF   EASTC 105
Courses Offered in LATN
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
LATN 101-01 First-Year Latin
Instructor: LATN STAFF, Marc Mastrangelo
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 112
LATN 201-01 Introduction to Roman Prose
Instructor: Scott Farrington
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.
1030:MWF   ALTHSE 07
LATN 233-01 Roman Historians
Instructor: Christopher Francese
Course Description:
Readings from Roman historians such as Sallust, Caesar and Livy, with study of Roman political values.Prerequisite: 202 or the equivalent.
1030:MWF   EASTC 410