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Classical Studies

201.103 Magic and Witchcraft 15 credits
A multidisciplinary study of magic and witchcraft in selected societies in different time periods.
201.112 Greek History 15 credits
This course provides a survey of Greek History from the Bronze Age to the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC.
201.113 Greek Mythology 15 credits
A study of the nature and uses of Greek mythology in ancient Greek literature and art.
201.114 The Roman Republic 15 credits
This course provides an introduction to Roman history, from its mythical beginnings to the battle of Actium in 31 BC.
201.115 Introductory Latin 15 credits
An introduction to the grammar and translation of Latin. No prior knowledge of Latin assumed.
201.117 Greek and Roman Warfare 15 credits
An introduction to warfare in antiquity, in its social and political contexts, with an examination of weapons, tactics, strategy, famous battles and generals.
201.201 The Pursuit of Happiness in the Classical World 15 credits
This course explores views of happiness in the ancient Greek and Roman world from Homer to Marcus Aurelius.
201.211 Love and Sexuality in Ancient Greece 15 credits
This course offers a systematic study of ancient Greek attitudes and practices relating to love and sexuality as reflected in history, literature, art, and philosophy, and against the background of the family and society at large.
201.212 Intermediate Latin 15 credits
A development of reading proficiency in classical Latin by increasing core vocabulary key grammatical concepts and translation.
201.216 The Trojan War 15 credits
A comparative examination of the Trojan War in Greek and Roman literature.
201.218 Greek and Roman Religion 15 credits
A study of the religion of the Greeks and Romans, approached through both literary and archaeological sources. The course focuses on cult practices and their impacts on the societies of the time.
201.219 Greek Art and Society 15 credits
A survey of techniques, developments and achievements in Greek architecture, sculpture, wall- and vase-painting, set in their archaeological and social contexts. The period covered is from the Bronze Age through to Late Classical times.
201.220 Roman Art and Society 15 credits
A survey of techniques, developments and achievements in Hellenistic and Roman architecture, painting, mosaics, and sculpture, set in their archaeological and social contexts. The period covered is from the Hellenistic Age through the Republic down to the Late Empire.
201.231 Leaders and Leadership in the Classical World 15 credits
A study of leadership in the Classical world from the point of view of the leaders themselves and from those they led.
201.313 Greek Tragedy, Then and Now 15 credits
This course examines ancient Greek tragedy in translation. It looks at the transformation of myth into tragedy in the fifth century BCE and reflects on why these classical dramas remain popular today.
201.314 Imperial Rome 15 credits
A study of the first 200 years of Roman imperial rule, from the time of Augustus to the death of Marcus Aurelius.
201.317 Ancient Multiculturalism: Egypt, Greece and Rome 15 credits
The study of cultural exchange between the ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and Jewish civilizations over the thousand years of classical antiquity, focusing on interactions in literature, art, religion, philosophy, economy, and politics.
201.318 Greek and Roman Religion 15 credits
A study of the religion of the Greeks and Romans, approached through both literary and archaeological sources. The course focuses on cult practices and their impacts on the societies of the time.
201.319 Greek Art and Society 15 credits
A detailed survey of techniques, developments and achievements in Greek architecture, sculpture, wall- and vase-painting, set in their archaeological and social contexts. The period covered is from the Bronze Age through to Late Classical times.
201.320 Roman Art and Society 15 credits
A detailed survey of techniques, developments and achievements in Hellenistic and Roman architecture, painting, mosaics and sculpture, set in their archaeological and social contexts. The period covered is from the Hellenistic Age through the Republic down to the Late Empire.
201.901 PhD Classical Studies 120 credits

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