Academic Catalog

Classics (3200)

3200:220. Introduction to the Ancient World. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3400:210 or 3400:221. Introduction to the civilizations of the Near East, Greece, and Rome, their cultural influences upon each other and their legacy to Europe.

3200:230. Sports & Society in Ancient Greece and Rome. (3 Credits)

A multimedia survey of ancient Greek and Roman sports, from the Olympics to gladiatorial games, and their connection to ancient and modern society.

3200:289. Mythology of Ancient Greece. (3 Credits)

Myth, legend and folktale in ancient Greece, with attention to religion and the transmission of Greek myth to Rome and the West. No foreign language necessary.

3200:361. The Literature of Greece. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3400:210 or 3400:221. Major writers of ancient Greece and their influence on later European literature. No foreign language necessary. Required of majors.

3200:362. The Literature of Rome. (3 Credits)

Major writers of ancient Rome and their influence on later European literature. No foreign language necessary. Required of majors.

3200:363. Women in Ancient Greece and Rome. (3 Credits)

Examine women's lives in ancient Greece and Rome. Read their poetry, see them in ancient theatre, art, and philosophy, and in modern art and film.

3200:480. Reading & Research in Classical Studies. (1-3 Credits)

Directed reading and research for individual and small group study in any recognized area of classical studies.

3200:499. Honors Project in Classics. (1-3 Credits)

(May be repeated for a total of six credits) Prerequisites: Senior standing in Honors Program and permission. Independent study leading to completion of a senior honors thesis under the supervision of a member of the Department of Classics.