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Greek

Last updated: August 27, 2014 at 3:49 p.m.

Faculty

Courses of Instruction

(1-99) Primarily for Undergraduate Students

GRK 10a Beginning Ancient Greek
Three class hours per week.
The basics of ancient Greek language and an initiation into the artistic, religious, social, political, and psychological dynamics of ancient Greece. After taking its sequel, GRK 20b, students can read Homer or Plato in the original. Students must earn a C- or higher in GRK 10a in order to enroll in a 20-level Greek course. Usually offered every year.
Mr. Muellner

GRK 20b Continuing Ancient Greek
Prerequisite: A grade of C- or higher in GRK 10a. Three class hours per week.
Fundamentals of Greek grammar through reading. Students must earn a C- or higher in GRK 20b in order to enroll in a 30-level Greek course. Usually offered every year.
Mr. Muellner

GRK 30a Intermediate Ancient Greek: Literature
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Prerequisite: A grade of C- or higher in GRK 20b or equivalent or instructor's permission. Three class hours per week.
Readings from Plato's Apology and Herodotus's Histories in Greek. Students must earn a C- or higher in GRK 30a in order to enroll in a higher-level Greek course. Usually offered every year.
Ms. Walker

GRK 97a Senior Essay
Staff

GRK 98a Directed Reading
Generally reserved for those students who have exhausted regular course offerings. Usually offered every year.
Staff

GRK 98b Directed Reading
Generally reserved for those students who have exhausted regular course offerings. Usually offered every year.
Staff

GRK 99d Senior Research
For seniors writing an honors thesis under direction. Usually offered every year.
Staff

(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

GRK 110b Greek Epic
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Prerequisite: GRK 20b or equivalent or instructor's permission.
Selections from Homer's Iliad or Odyssey, in Greek. Usually offered every third year.
Mr. Muellner

GRK 115b Ancient Greek Drama
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The plays of Aeschylus, Aristophanes, Euripides, and Sophocles, in Greek. A different playwright is studied each year. See Schedule of Classes for current topic. Usually offered every fourth year.
Mr. Muellner

GRK 120b Greek Prose Authors
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Selections from Herodotus, Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, Demosthenes, and other prose authors, in Greek. See Schedule of Classes for current topic. Usually offered every third year.
Mr. Muellner

GRK 125a Greek Lyric Poetry
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Prerequisite: GRK 30a or equivalent.
Close reading and interpretation of mainly fragmentary poems, several of them newly recovered from Hellenistic papyri, of Archilochus, Alcman, Solon, Sappho, and Simonides, along with selected epinicians of Pindar and his nephew, Bacchylides; reconstruction of the poetics of lyric performance. Usually offered every third year.
Mr. Muellner

(200 and above) Primarily for Graduate Students

GRK 298a Independent Study
Staff