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CLASSICS 105A
Greek Syntax: Prose Composition (CLASSICS 205A)
Review of Greek grammar and instruction in Greek prose composition skills. Begins sixth week of Winter Quarter and continues through Spring Quarter....
Recht, T.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 12:20pm
240-110
CLASSICS 105B
Greek Syntax: Prose Composition (CLASSICS 205B)
Review of Greek grammar and instruction in Greek prose composition skills. Begins sixth week of Winter Quarter and continues through Spring Quarter....
Recht, T.
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 3:20pm
260-002
CLASSICS 116
Human Rights in Comparative and Historical Perspective (HUMRTS 106)
This course examines core human rights issues and concepts from a comparative and historical perspective. In the beginning part of the course we will...
Cohen, D.
2018-2019 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
260-004
CLASSICS 37
Humanities Core: Great Books, Big Ideas -- Europe, The Ancient World (DLCL 11, HUMCORE 11)
This course will journey through ancient literature from Homer to St. Augustine; it will introduce participants to some of its fascinating features...
Krebs, C., Krebs, C.
2018-2019 Autumn
Friday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
380-380Y
WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 12N
Income and wealth inequality from the Stone Age to the present (HISTORY 12N)
Rising inequality is a defining feature of our time. How long has economic inequality existed, and when, how and why has the gap between haves and...
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
90-92Q
WAY-SI
CLASSICS 4L
Intensive Beginning Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 10/210) Equivalent to a year of beginning Latin (three quarters; CLASSICS 1L, 2: and 3L), this course is designed to teach the...
Weiss, S.
2018-2019 Summer
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9:00am - 11:50am
Language
CLASSICS 12G
Intermediate Greek: Herodotus
Classics majors and minors must take course for letter grade. Classics majors and minors may repeat for credit with advance approval from the...
Zuckerman, V.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
160-319
Language
CLASSICS 13G
Intermediate Greek: Homer's Iliad
(Formerly CLASSGRK 103.) Classics majors and minors may repeat for credit with advance approval from the Director of Undergraduate Studies.
Gardner, N.
2018-2019 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
200-015
Language
CLASSICS 11G
Intermediate Greek: Prose
(Formerly CLASSGRK 101.) Transition to reading narrative Grammar review and vocabulary-building.
Recht, T.
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
60-108
Language
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...
Klopacz, J.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
20-21G
Language
CLASSICS 12L
Intermediate Latin: Martial & Pliny
In this class you will practice with and reinforce the advanced vocabulary, forms, and syntax of classical Latin you have previously acquired. The...
Bork, H.
2018-2019 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
260-004
Language
CLASSICS 13L
Intermediate Latin: Vergil's Aeneid
Vocabulary, forms and syntax. Classics majors and minors may repeat for credit with advance approval from the Director of Undergraduate Studies.
Walsh, V.
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
200-201
Language
CLASSICS 92
Introduction to Greek Art and Archaeology (ARCHLGY 92)
This course will introduce students to the art and archaeology of Greece and the Greek world from the Neolithic through Early Roman periods. By...
Duray, A.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
420-245
CLASSICS 161
Introduction to Greek Art I: The Archaic Period (ARTHIST 101)
This lecture course explores Greek art and culture from 1000-480. In the beginning archaic art forms are more abstract than life-like, closer to...
Maxmin, J.
2018-2019 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.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:30am - 10:50am
McMurtry Building rm 360
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
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.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
200-303
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 56
Introduction to the Visual Arts: Prehistoric through Medieval (ARTHIST 1A)
A survey of the art and architecture from the cave paintings of Lascaux to the Gothic Cathedrals of France; the material is organized both...
Nemerov, A.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
McMurtry Building rm 350
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED
CLASSICS 54
Introduction to World Architecture (ARTHIST 3)
This lecture course surveys the history of architecture and urbanism, from the first societies to the present, in Europe, West and East Asia, the...
Barry, F.
2018-2019 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
McMurtry Building 102, Oshman
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 6L
Latin 400-1700 CE (CLASSICS 208L, RELIGST 173X)
Readings in later Latin, drawing on the vast bodies of texts from the late antique, medieval and early modern periods. Each week students will...
Klopacz, J.
2018-2019 Winter
Wednesday
11:30am - 12:50pm
200-201
CLASSICS 6L
Latin 400-1700 CE (CLASSICS 208L, RELIGST 173X)
Readings in later Latin, drawing on the vast bodies of texts from the late antique, medieval and early modern periods. Each week students will...
Klopacz, J.
2018-2019 Spring
Wednesday
11:30am - 12:50pm
420-050
CLASSICS 208L
Latin 400-1700 CE (CLASSICS 6L, RELIGST 173X)
Readings in later Latin, drawing on the vast bodies of texts from the late antique, medieval and early modern periods. Each week students will...
Klopacz, J.
2018-2019 Winter
Wednesday
11:30am - 12:50pm
200-201
CLASSICS 208L
Latin 400-1700 CE (CLASSICS 6L, RELIGST 173X)
Readings in later Latin, drawing on the vast bodies of texts from the late antique, medieval and early modern periods. Each week students will...
Klopacz, J.
2018-2019 Spring
Wednesday
11:30am - 12:50pm
420-050
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...
Devine, A.
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 11:20am
260-244
CLASSICS 204B
Latin Syntax (CLASSICS 104B)
Intensive review of Latin syntax. Began with 104A/204A in Autumn Quarter and continues through the fifth week of Winter Quarter. See CLASSICS 206A/B...
Devine, A.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
9:30am - 11:20am
50-51B
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.
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 11:20am
260-244
CLASSICS 104B
Latin Syntax (CLASSICS 204B)
Intensive review of Latin syntax. Began with 104A/204A in Autumn Quarter and continues through the fifth week of Winter Quarter. See CLASSICS 206A/B...
Devine, A.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
9:30am - 11:20am
50-51B
CLASSICS 150
Majors Seminar
Required of Classics majors and minors in junior or senior year; students contemplating honors should take this course in junior year. Advanced...
Saller, R., Ennis, K.
2018-2019 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
160-124
GER:DB-Hum
CLASSICS 115
Mapping the Grand Tour: Digital Methods for Historical Data
Classical Italy attracted thousands of travelers in the eighteenth century, who pursued intellectual passions, professional development, or pure...
2018-2019 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
200-107
CLASSICS 88
Origins of History in Greece and Rome (HISTORY 114)
The beginnings and development of historical writing in the ancient world. Emphasis on major classical historians and various models of history they...
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 11:50am
200-217
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 220
Pedagogy Workshop for Language Teaching
The primary goal is to prepare students to teach Latin and Greek at the elementary and secondary languages, both at Stanford and at other...
2018-2019 Spring
CLASSICS 220
Pedagogy Workshop for Language Teaching
The primary goal is to prepare students to teach Latin and Greek at the elementary and secondary languages, both at Stanford and at other...
2018-2019 Winter
CLASSICS 220
Pedagogy Workshop for Language Teaching
The primary goal is to prepare students to teach Latin and Greek at the elementary and secondary languages, both at Stanford and at other...
Klopacz, J.
2018-2019 Autumn
CLASSICS 348
Philodemus: An Epicurean Thinker on Poetry and Music
We will read and discuss Philodemus¿ surviving works on poetry and music as well as the particularly stimulating debates his influential ideas have...
2018-2019 Spring
Thursday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 42
Philosophy and Literature (COMPLIT 181, ENGLISH 81, FRENCH 181, GERMAN 181, ITALIAN 181, PHIL 81, SLAVIC 181)
What, if anything, does reading literature do for our lives? What can literature offer that other forms of writing cannot? Can fictions teach us...
Madigan, T., Landy, J., Anderson, R., Holliday, J.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:50pm
60-109
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 213
Proseminar: Documentary Papyrology
The focus will be on documentary papyrology. Students will be introduced to the basics of the discipline.
Stephens, S.
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 16N
Sappho: Erotic Poetess of Lesbos (FEMGEN 24N)
Preference to freshmen. Sappho's surviving fragments in English; traditions referring to or fantasizing about her disputed life. How her poetry and...
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
110-112
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-CE, WAY-ED
CLASSICS 262
Sex and the Early Church (FEMGEN 262, RELIGST 262, RELIGST 362)
Sex and the Early Church examines the ways first- through sixth-century Christians addressed questions regarding human sexuality. We will pay...
Penn, M.
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
100-101K
WAY-A-II, WAY-ED
CLASSICS 218
Slavery, human trafficking, and the moral order: ancient and modern (CLASSICS 118, HUMRTS 109)
Slavery and trafficking in persons in the Greco-Roman world were legal and ubiquitous; today slavery is illegal in most states and regarded as a...
Saller, R., Cohen, D.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
School of Education 210
CLASSICS 118
Slavery, human trafficking, and the moral order: ancient and modern (CLASSICS 218, HUMRTS 109)
Slavery and trafficking in persons in the Greco-Roman world were legal and ubiquitous; today slavery is illegal in most states and regarded as a...
Saller, R., Cohen, D.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
School of Education 210
CLASSICS 202L
Survey of Latin Literature: Augustan Age Latin
Required two-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Greek and Latin literature, history, and philosophy. Texts of...
Harrison, S.
2018-2019 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
11:30am - 1:20pm
240-110
CLASSICS 203L
Survey of Latin Literature: Imperial Latin
One-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Latin literature, history, and philosophy. Greek and Latin material taught...
Bork, H.
2018-2019 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 11:20am
110-101
CLASSICS 201L
Survey of Latin Literature: Literature of the Roman Republic
One-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Latin literature, history, and philosophy. Greek and Latin material taught...
Krebs, C.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 12:20pm
Green Library 351
CLASSICS 18N
The Artist in Ancient Greek Society (ARTHIST 100N)
Given the importance of art to all aspects of their lives, the Greeks had reason to respect their artists. Yet potters, painters and even sculptors...
Maxmin, J.
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday
9:30am - 11:20am
McMurtry Building rm 370
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 35
The Good Life: An Introduction to Ancient Greek Ethical Philosophy
The ancient Greeks longed for happiness, but life often led to suffering and anxiety. In ancient Greece, the traditional value system focused on...
Nightingale, A.
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
110-101
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-EthicReas, WAY-ER
CLASSICS 136
The Greek Invention of Mathematics
How was mathematics invented? A survey of the main creative ideas of ancient Greek mathematics. Among the issues explored are the axiomatic system of...
Lee, E.
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
90-92Q
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 83
The Greeks (HISTORY 101)
250 years ago, for almost the first time in history, a few societies rejected kings who claimed to know what the gods wanted and began moving toward...
Wilker, S., Leibundgut, T., Morris, I.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
12:30pm - 1:20pm
380-380F
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 395
The Greeks and the Rational: Deliberation, Strategy, and Choice in Ancient Greek Political Thought (POLISCI 238R, POLISCI 438R)
The course explores the role of practical reasoning (instrumental rationality) in the ethical-political works of e.g. Plato and Aristotle, in the...
Ober, J.
2018-2019 Spring
Thursday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
Green Earth Sciences131
CLASSICS 26N
The Roman Empire: Its Grandeur and Fall (HISTORY 11N)
Preference to freshmen. Explore themes on the Roman Empire and its decline from the 1st through the 5th centuries C.E.. What was the political and...
Saller, R.
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
160-322
GER:IHUM-3, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 84
The Romans (HISTORY 102A)
How did a tiny village create a huge empire and shape the world, and why did it fail? Roman history, imperialism, politics, social life, economic...
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
11:30am - 12:20pm
320-220
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 206A
The Semantics of Grammar
Supplements CLASSICS 104A/204A. 206A: Tense, Aspect, Argument Structure, Location. 206B: Quantification, Plurality, Modification, Negation, Modality.
Devine, A.
2018-2019 Autumn
Friday
9:30am - 11:20am
110-101

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