Classics (3200)

Classics (3200)

220 INTRODUCTION TO ANCIENT WORLD 3 credits
Prerequisite: 3400:210 or 3400:221. Introduction to the civilizations of the Near East, Greece, and Rome, their cultural influences upon each other and their legacy to Europe.
230 SPORTS & SOCIETY ANC GR & ROME 3 credits
Greek and Roman sports, games and festivals, from the Olympics to gladiatorial games as social phenomena; multimedia survey of the archaeology of ancient sport.
289 MYTHOLOGY OF ANCIENT GREECE 3 credits
Myth, legend and folktale in ancient Greece, with attention to religion and the transmission of Greek myth to Rome and the West. No foreign language necessary.
361 THE LITERATURE OF GREECE 3 credits
Prerequisite: 3400:210 or 3400:221. Major writers of ancient Greece and their influence on later European literature. No foreign language necessary. Required of majors.
362 THE LITERATURE OF ROME 3 credits
Major writers of ancient Rome and their influence on later European literature. No foreign language necessary. Required of majors.
363 WOMEN IN ANCIENT GREECE & ROME 3 credits
Examine women's lives in ancient Greece and Rome. Read their poetry, see them in ancient theatre, art, and philosophy, and in modern art and film.
480 RDG & RSCH CLASSICAL STUDIES 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Directed reading and research for individual and small group study in any recognized area of classical studies.
499 HONORS PROJECT IN CLASSICS 1-3 credits
(May be repeated for a total of six credits) Prerequisites: senior standing in Honors Program and permission. Independent study leading to completion of a senior honors thesis under the supervision of a member of the Department of Classics.

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