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Titlesort ascending Instructor Quarter Day, Time, Location GER
CLASSICS 331
Words and Things in the History of Classical Scholarship (HISTORY 303F)
How have scholars used ancient texts and objects since the revival of the classical tradition? How did antiquarians study and depict objects and...
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 206A
The Semantics of Grammar
(Formerly CLASSGEN 205A.) Supplements CLASSICS 104A/204A. 206A: Tense, Aspect, Argument Structure, Location. 206B: Quantification, Plurality,...
2015-2016 Autumn
Friday
10:30am - 12:20pm
110-101
CLASSICS 26N
The Roman Empire: Its Grandeur and Fall (HISTORY 11N)
(Formerly CLASSHIS 24N.) Preference to freshmen. Explore themes on the Roman Empire and its decline from the 1st through the 5th centuries C.E.....
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
110-112
GER:IHUM-3, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 82
The Egyptians (AFRICAAM 30, HISTORY 48, HISTORY 148)
Overview of ancient Egyptian pasts, from predynastic times to Greco-Roman rule, roughly 3000 BCE to 30 BCE. Attention to archaeological sites and...
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 10:20am
200-034
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 157
The Archaeology of Cyprus (CLASSICS 257)
This seminar course introduces students to the island of Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean and its archaeology, from the origins of human...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 257
The Archaeology of Cyprus (CLASSICS 157)
This seminar course introduces students to the island of Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean and its archaeology, from the origins of human...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 358
The Archaeology of Ancient Mediterranean Environments
This seminar examines the interplay between classical archaeologists¿ conceptions and analyses of ancient Mediterranean environments. These themes...
2015-2016 Autumn
Thursday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 201G
Survey of Greek Literature: Archaic Greek
(Formerly CLASSGEN 208A.) Required two-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Greek and Latin literature, history,...
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 11:20am
Green Library 351
CLASSICS 147
Priests, Prophets, and Kings: Religion and Society in Late Antique Iran (CLASSICS 247, RELIGST 209, RELIGST 309)
This course is designed as a broad introduction to the religious and social history of the Sasanian Empire, encompassing the period from 224-651 CE...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:30pm - 5:20pm
60-119
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 247
Priests, Prophets, and Kings: Religion and Society in Late Antique Iran (CLASSICS 147, RELIGST 209, RELIGST 309)
This course is designed as a broad introduction to the religious and social history of the Sasanian Empire, encompassing the period from 224-651 CE...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:30pm - 5:20pm
60-119
CLASSICS 327
Petronius and Apuleius
Petronius' Satyricon and Apuleius' Metamorphoses represent the surviving Latin novel. Differences between them. Readings include Petronius' dinner at...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
420-371
CLASSICS 104A
Latin Syntax (CLASSICS 204A)
(Formerly CLASSLAT 175A/275A.) Intensive review of Latin syntax. Begins Autumn Quarter and continues through the fifth week of Winter Quarter. See...
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
11:30am - 1:20pm
110-101
CLASSICS 204A
Latin Syntax (CLASSICS 104A)
(Formerly CLASSLAT 175A/275A.) Intensive review of Latin syntax. Begins Autumn Quarter and continues through the fifth week of Winter Quarter. See...
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
11:30am - 1:20pm
110-101
CLASSICS 161
Introduction to Greek Art I: The Archaic PeriodnIntroduction to Greek Art I: The Archaic Period (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...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:30am - 10:50am
McMurtry Building rm 360
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 51
Introduction to Greek Archaeology (ARCHLGY 51)
An introduction to the archaeology of ancient Greece, from the first city states through the cultural achievements of classical Athens to the...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
8:30am - 9:20am
110-114
CLASSICS 11L
Intermediate Latin: Introduction to Literature
(Formerly CLASSLAT 101.) Phonology, morphology, semantics, and syntax. Readings in prose and poetry. Analysis of literary language, including rhythm...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
90-92Q
Language
CLASSICS 11G
Intermediate Greek: Prose
(Formerly CLASSGRK 101.) Transition to reading narrative Grammar review and vocabulary-building.
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
20-22K
Language
CLASSICS 163
Greek Art In and Out of Context (ARTHIST 203)
The seminar considers Greek artifacts in the context of Greek life (including the life of the workshop), and the endless ways in which craftsmen...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday
2:30pm - 5:20pm
McMurtry Building rm 370
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 76
Global History: The Ancient World (HISTORY 1A)
World history from the origins of humanity to the Black Death. Focuses on the evolution of complex societies, wealth, violence, and hierarchy,...
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
200-305
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-ED, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 21Q
Eight Great Archaeological Sites in Europe (ARCHLGY 21Q)
(Formerly CLASSART 21Q.) Preference to sophomores. Focus is on excavation, features and finds, arguments over interpretation, and the place of each...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
3:30pm - 4:20pm
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, Writing 2
CLASSICS 156
Design of Cities (ARCHLGY 156)
Long-term, comparative and archaeological view of urban planning and design. Cities are the fastest changing components of the human landscape and...
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
160-321
CLASSICS 1L
Beginning Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 1.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. No previous knowledge of Latin is assumed.
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
120-59
CLASSICS 1G
Beginning Greek
(Formerly CLASSGRK 1.) No knowledge of Greek is assumed. Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language.
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
110-114
CLASSICS 178
Ancient Greek Political Thought
This class traces some of the intellectual roots of modern political thought to authors of classical antiquity, such as Herodotus, Thucydides, Plato...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
360-361A
CLASSICS 101L
Advanced Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 111.) We will read Book 4 of Tacitus¿s Annals, a crucial piece in this famed historian¿s bleak depiction of the Roman empire....
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
60-119
Language
CLASSICS 101G
Advanced Greek: Plato's Phaedrus
(Formerly CLASSGRK 111.) The Phaedrus is one of Plato¿s most influential works on the art of rhetoric and its value to the philosopher in classical...
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
110-114
Language