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Scott Farrington

Assistant Professor of Classical Studies (2014)

Contact Information

farrings@dickinson.edu

East College Room 107
717.254.8302

Education

  • B.A., Loyola University, 1993
  • M.F.A., University of Alaska, 1999
  • Ph.D., University of Colorado-Boulder, 2008

2019-2020 Academic Year

Fall 2019

GREK 101 Beginning Attic Greek
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.

LATN 201 Introduction to Roman Prose
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.

GREK 233 Herodotus
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.

CLST 253 Roman History
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.