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SPRING 2006 COURSE OFFERINGS

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CLASSICS

CLAS 250-01: Classical Mythology — This course introduces students to the sacred tales of the Greeks and Romans through ancient art and (in translation) literature. Much attention is also given to the afterlife of the myths in the postclassical world, from Renaissance painting to the cinema. A knowledge of the Latin and Greek languages is not required. Open to all students.
Four Credits Osborne Spring Semester

CLAS 295-01. Egyptian Language: Coptic— This course is designed to allow a professor to teach in an area of special interest and experience. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.
Two to Four Credits Quinn Spring Semester

CLAS 295-02. Nero & the Christians— This course is designed to allow a professor to teach in an area of special interest and experience. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.
Two to Four Credits Bell Spring Semester

GREEK


GRK 172-01: Greek II — A continuation of Greek 171. Prerequisite: Greek 171.
Four Credits Osborne Spring Semester

GRK 371-01: Plato's Ion— A course which focuses on reading and interpreting literary prose texts. Representative topics include Herodotus on the Persian Wars, some dramatic Athenian court cases, Thucydides’ observations on the causes and course of the great war between Athens and Sparta, and Plato’s perceptions on the life and teachings of Socrates. Since the topic will vary each time the course is offered in a four-year period, this course may be repeated.
Two Credits Quinn (2nd half of semester) Spring Semester

GRK 373-01: Pauline Epistles: Thessalonians— A study of the Greek literature which flowers in the post-Classical era. Representative works include passages from the Septuagint, some apocryphal books, Josephus, writings of the Church Fathers, and especially the New Testament. Since the topic will vary each time the course is offered in a four-year period, this course may be repeated.
Two Credits Osborne (1st half of semester) Spring Semester

LATIN


LATN 172-01: Latin II— A continuation of Latin 171. Prerequisite: Latin 171.
Four Credits Quinn Spring Semester

LATN 280-01: Practicum in LatinPractical experience in the language in various contexts such as teaching Latin at the elementary level. The number of credits granted will be determined by the number of hours involved per week. This course may be repeated for credit. Prior permission of instructor and chairperson required.
Credits to be Arranged Quinn Spring Semester

LATN 372-01: Love Poetry: Propertius & Tibullus— Masterworks of Latin verse are the subject of this course. Representative topics include the comic plays of Plautus, Roman love poetry, Vergil’s Aeneid (perhaps the most influential book, after the Bible, of Western civilization), and the tragedies of Seneca. Since the topic will vary each time the course is offered in a four-year period, this course may be repeated.
Two Credits Osborne (2nd half of semester) Spring Semester

LATN 373-01: Latin in Modern Mass Media— A look to the literature written in Latin since late antiquity. Representative topics include Jerome’s translation of the Bible, tales from medieval Ireland, John Calvin’s Institutio, African Voices (Latin poetry composed by ex-slaves), and contemporary Latin. Since the topic will vary each time the course is offered in a four-year period, this course may be repeated.
Two Credits Quinn (1st half of semester) Spring Semester


FALL 2005 COURSE OFFERINGS


CLAS 295: Art of Late Antiquity (Hanson), W 7:00-8:50 PM

GRK 171: Greek I (Osborne) MTWF 2:00-2:50
GRK 271: Greek III (Osborne) MTWF 11:00-11:50
GRK 372: Sophocles' Oedipus Rex (Osborne) MWF 9:30-10:20
(1st half of semester)
GRK 373: Petrine Epistles (Quinn) MWF 12:00-12:50
(2nd half of semester)

LATN 171: Latin I (Quinn) MWRF 11:00-11:50
LATN 271: Latin III (Quinn) MWRF 9:30-10:20
LATN 371: Letters of Seneca (Quinn) MWF 1:00-1:50
(1st half of semester)
LATN 372: Juvenal's Satires (Osborne) MWF 1:00-1:50
(2nd half of semester)

 


SPRING 2005 COURSE OFFERINGS


CLAS 250 Classical Mythology (Osborne) TR 1:30-2:50
CLAS 285 Women in Antiquity (Bell) TR 9:30-10:50
CLAS 295 Byzantine Art (Hanson) T 7:00-8:50 PM

GRK 172 Greek II (Osborne) MTWF 9:30-10:20
GRK 372 Homer's Iliad (Osborne) MWF 11:00-11:50
(1st half of semester)
GRK 373 Apostolic Fathers (Quinn) MWF 11:00-11:50
(2nd half of semester)

LATN 172 Latin II (Quinn) MWRF 1:00-1:50
LATN 371 Tacitus: Nero's Scandals (Osborne) MWF 12:00-12:50
(2nd half of semester)
LATN 373 Later Latin: African Voices (Quinn) MWF 12:00-12:50
(1st half of semester)