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Title Instructor Quarter Day, Time, Location GER
CLASSICS 102L
Advanced Latin: Virgil's Eclogues and Georgics
(Formerly CLASSLAT 112.) Detailed reading of Virgil's poems written before the Aeneid. Discussion of poetic style and to Triumviral and Augustan ...
Cazzadori, L.
2015-2016 Winter
Language, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 103L
Advanced Latin: Letters of Cicero and Pliny
(Formerly CLASSLAT 113.) We will read selections from the letters of Cicero and Pliny, and explore the lives and careers of both statesmen as well...
2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
260-301
Language
CLASSICS 103G
Advanced Greek: Aristophanes' "The Frogs"
(Formerly CLASSGRK 113.) Classics majors and minors must take for a letter grade and may repeat for credit with advance approval from the Director...
Shoshitaishvili, B.
2015-2016 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
260-301
Language
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...
Devine, A.
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
11:30am - 1:20pm
110-101
CLASSICS 104B
Latin Syntax (CLASSICS 204B)
(Formerly CLASSLAT 175B/275B) Intensive review of Latin syntax. Began with 104A/204A in Autumn Quarter and continues through the fifth week of Winter...
Devine, A.
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday
11:30am - 1:20pm
240-202
CLASSICS 105A
Greek Syntax: Prose Composition (CLASSICS 205A)
(Formerly CLASSGRK 175A/275A.) Review of Greek grammar and instruction in Greek prose composition skills. Begins sixth week of Winter Quarter and...
Stephens, S.
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday
11:30am - 1:20pm
110-204
CLASSICS 105B
Greek Syntax: Prose Composition (CLASSICS 205B)
(Formerly CLASSGRK 175B/275B.) Review of Greek grammar and instruction in Greek prose composition skills. Begins sixth week of Winter Quarter and...
2015-2016 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
Encina West 106
CLASSICS 112
Introduction to Greek Tragedy: Gods, Heroes, Fate, and Justice (TAPS 167)
(Formerly CLASSGEN 110.) Gods and heroes, fate and free choice, gender conflict, the justice or injustice of the universe: these are just some of...
McCall, M.
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
110-112
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 121
Ecology in Philosophy and Literature
(Formerly CLASSGEN 116.) The basic principles of ecological thinking, exploring the ways that different writers represent and relate to the natural...
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-EthicReas, WAY-A-II, WAY-ER
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...
2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
110-204
GER:DB-Hum
CLASSICS 136
The Greek Invention of Mathematics (MATH 163)
(Formerly CLASSGEN 103.) How was mathematics invented? A survey of the main creative ideas of ancient Greek mathematics. Among the issues explored...
GER:DB-Hum
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...
WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 142
Emperor, Explorer, and God: Alexander the Great in the Global Imagination (RELIGST 109)
(Formerly CLASSGEN 109.) This course will survey the changing image of Alexander the Great from the Hellenistic world to the contemporary. We shall...
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 143
Images of Women in Ancient China and Greece (CHINGEN 143, CHINGEN 243, CLASSICS 243)
(Formerly CLASSGEN 153/253.) Representation of women in ancient Chinese and Greek texts. How men viewed women and what women had to say about...
GER:EC-Gender, WAY-ED, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 145
Early Christian Gospels (RELIGST 132D)
An exploration of Christian gospels of the first and second century. Emphasis on the variety of images and interpretations of Jesus and the good...
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 146
Winged Bulls and Sun Disks: Religion and Politics in the Persian Empire (CLASSICS 246, RELIGST 229, RELIGST 329)
Stretching from India to Ethiopia, the Persian Empire¿the largest empire before Rome¿has been represented as the exemplar of oriental despotism and...
GER:DB-Hum
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...
Vevaina, Y.
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:30pm - 5:20pm
60-119
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 148
Imperishable Heroes and Unblemished Goddesses: Myth, Ritual, and Epic in Ancient Iran (CLASSICS 248, RELIGST 209E, RELIGST 309E)
Designed as a broad introduction to the world of ancient Iran, students will be introduced to the Indo-European inheritance in ancient Iranian...
2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday
3:30pm - 5:20pm
20-22K
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 150
Majors Seminar
(Formerly CLASSGEN 176.) Required of Classics majors and minors in junior or senior year; students contemplating honors should take this course in...
2015-2016 Winter
Friday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
300-303
GER:DB-Hum
CLASSICS 150
Majors Seminar
(Formerly CLASSGEN 176.) Required of Classics majors and minors in junior or senior year; students contemplating honors should take this course in...
2015-2016 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
110-112
GER:DB-Hum
CLASSICS 151
Ten Things: An Archaeology of Design (ARCHLGY 151)
(Formerly CLASSART 113/213.) Connections among science, technology, society and culture by examining the design of a prehistoric hand axe, Egyptian...
2015-2016 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
8:30am - 9:20am
200-002
GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-A-II, 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...
WAY-SI
CLASSICS 154
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Maritime Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean (ARCHLGY 145)
(Formerly CLASSART 145.) Why do we care about shipwrecks? What can sunken sites and abandoned ports tell us about our past? Focusing primarily on...
Kreindler, K., Leidwanger, J.
2015-2016 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
Littlefield 107
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI
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...
Shanks, M.
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
160-321
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...
Kearns, C.
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 158
Iconoclasm (ARTHIST 209C, ARTHIST 409, CLASSICS 258, REES 409)
Iconoclasm, iconophobia, and aniconism as markers of cultural transformation of the Mediterranean in the 7th-9th centuries. The identity crisis in...
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 161
Introduction 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...
Maxmin, J.
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:30am - 10:50am
McMurtry Building rm 360
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 162
Introduction to Greek Art II: The Classical Period (ARTHIST 102)
The class begins with the art, architecture and political ideals of Periclean Athens, from the emergence of the city as the political and cultural...
Maxmin, J.
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:30am - 10:50am
McMurtry Building rm 360
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
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...
Maxmin, J.
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday
2:30pm - 5:20pm
McMurtry Building rm 370
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 164
Roman Gladiators (ARCHLGY 165)
In modern America, gladiators are powerful representatives of ancient Rome (Spartacus, Gladiator). In the Roman world, gladiators were mostly slaves...
2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday
9:30am - 10:20am
McMurtry Building rm 360
WAY-SI
CLASSICS 164
Roman Gladiators (ARCHLGY 165)
In modern America, gladiators are powerful representatives of ancient Rome (Spartacus, Gladiator). In the Roman world, gladiators were mostly slaves...
2015-2016 Spring
Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
60-118
WAY-SI
CLASSICS 166
The Body in Roman Art (ARCHLGY 166)
(Formerly CLASSART 105.) Ancient and modern ideas about the body as ideal and site of lived experience. Themes include representation, portrayal,...
2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
160-120
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 167
Archaeology of Roman Slavery
The archaeology of Roman slavery embodies a paradox: slavery was ubiquitous in Roman society but did not leave distinct material traces that...
CLASSICS 168
Engineering the Roman Empire (ARCHLGY 118)
(Formerly CLASSART 117.) Enter the mind, the drafting room, and the building site of the Roman architects and engineers whose monumental projects...
2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
School of Education 313
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
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.
CLASSICS 171
Byzantine Art and Architecture, 300-1453 C.E. (ARTHIST 106, ARTHIST 306)
(Formerly CLASSART 106/206.) This course explores the art and architecture of the Eastern Mediterranean: Constantinople, Jerusalem, Alexandria,...
2015-2016 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
McMurtry Building rm 350
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
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 173
Hagia Sophia (ARTHIST 208, ARTHIST 408, CLASSICS 273)
By employing a methodology based in psychoacoustics, semiotics, and phenomenology, this course explores the relationship among sound, water, marble,...
Pentcheva, B.
2015-2016 Winter
Monday
2:30pm - 5:20pm
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 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 177
Describing and Identifying Ancient Coins (CLASSICS 277)
In numismatics, as in all other disciplines dealing with documentary sources of the ancient world (like epigraphy and papyrology), it is essential to...
2015-2016 Spring
Thursday
3:00pm - 4:50pm
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...
Pyzyk, M.
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
360-361A
CLASSICS 183
Economy and Economics of Ancient Greece (ECON 114)
(Formerly CLASSHIS 114.) Cultural and political background for Athens of the 5th and 4th century BC. Athenian economy of the 4th century BC. Economic...
GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI
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...
CLASSICS 201L
Survey of Latin Literature: Literature of the Roman Republic
(Formerly CLASSGEN 207A.) One-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Latin literature, history, and philosophy....
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,...
Martin, R.
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 11:20am
Green Library 351
CLASSICS 202L
Survey of Latin Literature: Augustan Age Latin
(Formerly CLASSGEN 207B.) Required two-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Greek and Latin literature, history,...
CLASSICS 202G
Survey of Greek Literature: Classical Greek
(Formerly CLASSGEN 208B.) Required two-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Greek and Latin literature, history,...
Nightingale, A.
2015-2016 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
11:30am - 1:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 203L
Survey of Latin Literature: Imperial Latin
(Formerly CLASSGEN 207C.) One-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Latin literature, history, and philosophy....

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