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Titlesort descending Instructor Quarter Day, Time, Location GER
CLASSICS 201G
Advanced Greek (CLASSICS 101G)
The primary focus of this class will be Euripides' Medea. Accordingly, we will read the classic tragedy from cover to cover, in Greek. In order to...
CLASSICS 202G
Advanced Greek (CLASSICS 102G)
The Athenians enjoyed their oratory¿a bit too much, according to Thucydides, who added some of the finest specimens himself. We will read in Greek a...
CLASSICS 102G
Advanced Greek: Lyric Poetry
(Formerly CLASSGRK 112.) Invectives, love songs, drinking songs, elegies, and choral odes from 700-500 B.C.E. Readings include Sappho, Alcaeus,...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
12:35pm - 2:05pm
200-124
Language
CLASSICS 101G
Advanced Greek: Plato's Phaedrus
(Formerly CLASSGRK 111.) The course will be an intensive and extensive reading of this intriguing dialogue. Focus will center on making sense of the...
2014-2015 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:15pm - 4:45pm
110-204
Language
CLASSICS 103G
Advanced Greek: Scientific Writing
(Formerly CLASSGRK 113.) Euclid and Archimedes. Reading texts from Greek science. The relationship between form and meaning in the presentation of...
Netz, R
2014-2015 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:35pm - 2:05pm
240-201
Language
CLASSICS 101L
Advanced Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 111.) Full description TBD. Classics majors and minors must take for a letter grade and may repeat for credit with advance...
2014-2015 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
11:00am - 12:30pm
20-21B
Language
CLASSICS 101L
Advanced Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 111.) Full description TBD. Classics majors and minors must take for a letter grade and may repeat for credit with advance...
2014-2015 Autumn
Friday
11:00am - 11:50am
20-22K
Language
CLASSICS 103L
Advanced Latin: Latin Lovers
(Formerly CLASSLAT 113.) Four brilliant writers¿¿Gallus, Tibullus, Propertius, and Ovid¿¿composed poetry on the thrills and pangs of love and loss:...
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Wednesday
9:00am - 10:30am
50-52E
Language
CLASSICS 102L
Advanced Latin: Livy
(Formerly CLASSLAT 112.) Livy's Book VI tells the history of Republican Rome from 390 to 367 BCE, years of profound change in Roman society, as the...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
11:00am - 12:30pm
110-112
Language, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 216
Advanced Paleography (ENGLISH 300A, HISTORY 315, RELIGST 329X)
This course will train students in the transcription and editing of original Medieval and Early Modern textual materials from c. 1000 to 1600,...
Treharne, E
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday
2:15pm - 5:05pm
120-314
CLASSICS 124
Ancient and Modern Medicine
Imagine a world where the Universe has a built-in purpose and point. How would this belief impact man's place in nature? Imagine a world where...
GER:DB-Hum
CLASSICS 184
Ancient and Modern Slavery
The ancient Greeks and Roman created the largest and most durable slave system in world history. It formed one of the foundations of classical...
2014-2015 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
3:15pm - 4:45pm
Encina Hall C464
CLASSICS 34
Ancient Athletics
(Formerly CLASSGEN 34.) How the Olympic Games developed and how they were organized. Many other Greek festivals featured sport and dance competitions...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday
9:00am - 9:50am
110-114
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 34
Ancient Athletics
(Formerly CLASSGEN 34.) How the Olympic Games developed and how they were organized. Many other Greek festivals featured sport and dance competitions...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday
9:00am - 9:50am
100-101K
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 34
Ancient Athletics
(Formerly CLASSGEN 34.) How the Olympic Games developed and how they were organized. Many other Greek festivals featured sport and dance competitions...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday
9:00am - 9:50am
80-115
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 34
Ancient Athletics
(Formerly CLASSGEN 34.) How the Olympic Games developed and how they were organized. Many other Greek festivals featured sport and dance competitions...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 9:50am
Lathrop 282
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 34
Ancient Athletics
(Formerly CLASSGEN 34.) How the Olympic Games developed and how they were organized. Many other Greek festivals featured sport and dance competitions...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
10:00am - 10:50am
Lathrop 282
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 34
Ancient Athletics
(Formerly CLASSGEN 34.) How the Olympic Games developed and how they were organized. Many other Greek festivals featured sport and dance competitions...
2014-2015 Summer
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 237
Ancient Dance and its Modern Legacy (CLASSICS 137, TAPS 165C, TAPS 265C)
Descriptions of dance in the Greek and Greco-Roman world; theories about dance in antiquity; dance and the senses; modern and modernist dancers and...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
2:15pm - 3:45pm
CLASSICS 137
Ancient Dance and its Modern Legacy (CLASSICS 237, TAPS 165C, TAPS 265C)
Descriptions of dance in the Greek and Greco-Roman world; theories about dance in antiquity; dance and the senses; modern and modernist dancers and...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
2:15pm - 3:45pm
WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 81
Ancient Empires: Near East (HISTORY 117)
Why do imperialists conquer people? Why do some people resist while others collaborate? This course tries to answer these questions by looking at...
2014-2015 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:30am
80-115
WAY-SI
CLASSICS 384A
Ancient Greek Economic Development (POLISCI 430A)
(Formerly CLASSHIS 330A.) Drawing on Herodotus and other literary sources, ancient historians have traditionally seen classical Greece as a very...
Josiah Ober
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday
2:15pm - 5:05pm
110-101
CLASSICS 384B
Ancient Greek Economic Development (POLISCI 430B)
(Formerly CLASSHIS 330B.) Drawing on Herodotus and other literary sources, ancient historians have traditionally seen classical Greece as a very...
Josiah Ober
2014-2015 Spring
Tuesday
2:15pm - 5:05pm
Encina West 108
CLASSICS 123
Ancient Medicine
Contemporary medical practice traces its origins to the creation of scientific medicine by Greek doctors such as Hippocrates and Galen. Is this...
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 153
Ancient Urbanism (ARCHLGY 153, URBANST 119)
(Formerly CLASSART 112/212.) Archaeology of Greek, Roman and early Islamic cities and urbanism in the Mediterranean and western Asia. Comparison...
2014-2015 Winter
Monday Wednesday
2:15pm - 3:45pm
50-51B
WAY-SI
CLASSICS 377
Animation, Performance, Presence in Medieval Art (ARTHIST 411)
(Formerly CLASSART 311.) This course will explore concepts of animacy, performance, and presence in the art of Byzantium, focusing on the concept of...
CLASSICS 159
Appropriations of Greek Art
Upper division seminar. The history of the appropriation of Greek art by Rome, the Renaissance, Lord Elgin, and Manet. Enrollment limited to 6....
CLASSICS 169
Archaeology of Britannia (ARCHLGY 169)
Life in the Roman Empire: this course is a broad introduction to the archaeology of one of the best known provinces of the empire.
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:00am - 9:50am
Encina West 202
CLASSICS 353
Archaeology: Post-Humanist Agendas (ARCHLGY 353)
How do people and their artifacts connect? Just what is the subject of archaeological history? A seminar reviewing the latest materialist approaches...
2014-2015 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
2:15pm - 3:45pm
200-201
CLASSICS 161
Archaic Greek Art (ARTHIST 101)
In the decades 480-460, just before work began on the Parthenon, the sculptor Myron, creator of the Discus-Thrower, was even more celebrated for his...
2014-2015 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:30am - 10:45am
Art4
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 261
Archaic Greek Art (ARTHIST 101, ARTHIST 301, CLASSART 101, CLASSICS 161)
The development of Greek art and culture from protogeometric beginnings to the Persian Wars, 1000-480 B.C.E. The genesis of a native Greek style; the...
CLASSICS 175
Architecture, Acoustics and Ritual in Byzantium (ARTHIST 208C, ARTHIST 408C, MUSIC 208C, MUSIC 408C, REES 208C, REES 408C, RELIGST 208C, RELIGST 308C)
Onassis Seminar "Icons of Sound: Architecture, Acoustics and Ritual in Byzantium". This year-long seminar explores the creation and operations of...
WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 318
Aristophanes: Comedy, and Democracy
(Formerly CLASSGEN 304.) Intensive study of three plays in Greek (Knights, Peace, Ecclesiazusae) and the rest of the corpus in English, with...
2014-2015 Winter
Thursday
2:15pm - 5:05pm
Green Library 351
CLASSICS 315
Aristotle and the Object of Mathematical Reasoning (PHIL 318)
The concept of definition plays a central role in Aristotle's treatment of both philosophical and scientific inquiry, as well as explanation. A...
CLASSICS 172
Art & Architecture in the Medieval Mediterranean (ARTHIST 105, ARTHIST 305)
Chronological survey of Byzantine, Islamic, and Western Medieval art and architecture from the early Christian period to the Gothic age. Broad art-...
GER:DB-Hum
CLASSICS 174
Art and Religious Experience in Byzantium and Islam (ARTHIST 209, ARTHIST 309)
This course presents a comparative study of Christian and Islamic paradigms (sixth to the thirteenth centuries) in the construction of religious...
GER:DB-Hum
CLASSICS 376
Art, Ekphrasis, and Music in Byzantium and Islam (ARTHIST 405)
Focus is on the interrelation of art, architecture, verbal description, poetry, and music, including the singing of psalms and recitation of the Qur'...
CLASSICS 35
Becoming Like God: An Introduction to Greek Ethical Philosophy
(Formerly CLASSGEN 35.) This course investigates key ethical philosophies in classical Greece. After reading several Greek tragedies (representing...
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Wednesday
2:15pm - 3:45pm
110-112
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-EthicReas, WAY-ER
CLASSICS 1G
Beginning Greek
(Formerly CLASSGRK 1.) No knowledge of Greek is assumed. Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language.
2014-2015 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:00am - 10:50am
School of Education 41
Language
CLASSICS 2G
Beginning Greek
(Formerly CLASSGRK 2.) Continuation of CLASSICS 1G. Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language.
2014-2015 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:00am - 10:50am
110-101
CLASSICS 3G
Beginning Greek
(Formerly CLASSGRK 3.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. Prerequisite: CLASSICS 2G or equivalent placement. CLASSICS 3G fulfills...
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
11:00am - 11:50am
460-429
Language
CLASSICS 1L
Beginning Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 1.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. No previous knowledge of Latin is assumed.
2014-2015 Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00am - 9:50am
Encina West 202
CLASSICS 2L
Beginning Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 2.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. Prerequisite: CLASSICS 1L or equivalent placement.
2014-2015 Winter
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00am - 9:50am
110-112
CLASSICS 3L
Beginning Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 3.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. Prerequisite: CLASSICS 2L or equivalent placement. CLASSICS 3L fulfills the...
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00am - 9:50am
110-114
Language
CLASSICS 6G
Biblical Greek (JEWISHST 5, RELIGST 171A)
(Formerly CLASSGRK 5.) This is a one term intensive class in Biblical Greek. After quickly learning the basics of the language, we will then dive...
2014-2015 Winter
Monday Wednesday
12:35pm - 2:05pm
100-101K
CLASSICS 7G
Biblical Greek (JEWISHST 5B)
(Formerly CLASSGRK 6) This is a continuation of the Winter Quarter Biblical Greek Course. Pre-requisite: CLASSICS 6G (Formerly CLASSGRK 5) or a...
Test Instructor
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
11:00am - 11:50am
20-22K
CLASSICS 171
Byzantine Art and Architecture, 300-1453 C.E. (ARTHIST 106, ARTHIST 306)
(Formerly CLASSART 106/206.) This course and its study trip to the Getty (Los Angeles) to view the new Byzantine exhibition explores the art and...
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 381
Classical Seminar: Origins of Political Thought (CLASSICS 181, PHIL 176A, PHIL 276A, POLISCI 230A, POLISCI 330A)
(Formerly CLASSHIS 133/333.) Political philosophy in classical antiquity, focusing on canonical works of Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, and Cicero....
2014-2015 Winter
CLASSICS 181
Classical Seminar: Origins of Political Thought (CLASSICS 381, PHIL 176A, PHIL 276A, POLISCI 230A, POLISCI 330A)
(Formerly CLASSHIS 133/333.) Political philosophy in classical antiquity, focusing on canonical works of Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, and Cicero....
2014-2015 Winter
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-ER
CLASSICS 244
Classical Seminar: Rethinking Classics (DLCL 321)
Literary and philosophical texts from Antiquity (including Homer, the Greek tragedians, Plato, Aristotle, Virgil, and Augustine). In each case, we...

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