Greek (GREK)

GREK 101 —  Introduction To Greek 1 Course count: 1 

A first course in Greek language involving a systematic introduction to Attic or Homeric Greek through an intensive study of grammar, syntax, and vocabulary.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies

Typically Offered: Annually

GREK 102 —  Introduction To Greek 2 Course count: 1 

A first course in Greek language involving a systematic introduction to Attic or Homeric Greek through an intensive study of grammar, syntax, and vocabulary.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies

Typically Offered: Annually

GREK 213 —  Intermediate Greek 1 Course count: 1 

Translation and analysis of Greek prose and poetry, with close attention to grammar and syntax. Students without the prerequisite should consult the department.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies

Typically Offered: Annually

GREK 214 —  Intermediate Greek 2 Course count: 1 

Translation and analysis of Greek prose and poetry, with close attention to grammar and syntax. Students without the prerequisite should consult the department.

Prerequisite: GREK 213 or equivalent. Students who have taken any higher level GREK course may not enroll in GREK 214.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies

Typically Offered: Annually

GREK 330 —  Greek Lyric Poetry Course count: 1 

A close reading in Greek of a variety of lyric poets such as Alcaeus, Pindar, and Sappho.

Prerequisite: GREK 214 or equivalent. Students without the prerequisite should consult the Department.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies, Literature

Typically Offered: Every Third Year

GREK 332 —  Homer Course count: 1 

A reading of selected books of the Iliad and/or Odyssey with special attention to their literary value as well as to problems of oral composition, metrics, linguistics, authorship and text history.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies, Literature

Typically Offered: Every Third Year

GREK 338 —  Plutarch Course count: 1 

Exegesis and translation of a biography by Plutarch, with attention to his essays and his place in Greek literature.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies, Literature

Typically Offered: Every Third Year

GREK 340 —  Herodotus Course count: 1 

An examination of selected passages from the historian Herodotus account of the Persian Wars.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Historical Studies, Literature

Typically Offered: Every Third Year

GREK 341 —  Thucydides Course count: 1 

An in-depth survey of Thucydides' history of the Peloponnesian War. Extensive selections of historical and literary significance are read in the original Greek.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Historical Studies, Literature

Typically Offered: Every Third Year

GREK 351 —  Attic Orators: Demosthenes Course count: 1 

A close study of the speeches of one or more Attic orators. One unit.

Prerequisite: GREK 213

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies, Literature

GREK 360 —  Aeschylus Course count: 1 

A detailed study of the Agamemnon and other dramas of Aeschylus in the original.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies, Literature

Typically Offered: Every Third Year

GREK 362 —  Euripides Course count: 1 

An analysis of two plays in Greek, with special attention to Euripides' dramatic technique.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies, Literature

Typically Offered: Every Third Year

GREK 401 —  Tutorial Course count: 1 

Designed for selected students with approval of a professor and the Department Chair. This work may be done for one or two semesters.

GPA units: 1

Typically Offered: Annually

GREK 402 —  Tutorial Course count: 1 

Designed for selected students with approval of a professor and the Department Chair. This work may be done for one or two semesters.

GPA units: 1