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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018. Courses of Study 2018-2019 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

CLASS 1331

An introduction to the essentials of Sanskrit grammar. Designed to enable the student to read classical and epic Sanskrit as soon as possible. view course details

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  •   Combined with: LING 1131SANSK 1131

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6133CLASS 1331  SEM 101

    • MTRF
    • Clary, T

CLASS 1615

Ancient Rome was a village the size of Ithaca that grew into a world empire. In this course students will be introduced to some of its literature, art, and famous personalities in the classical period ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8404CLASS 1615  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Fontaine, M

CLASS 1632

This course is preparation for a performance of ancient theater in the Black Box Theatre at the end of the semester.  It will involve background reading about the play, learning and acting the lines, and ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 17736CLASS 1632  STU 001

    • TBA
    • Ahl, F

CLASS 2351

Review of grammar and reading of selections from Sanskrit epic poetry and narrative prose. view course details

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  •   Combined with: LING 2251SANSK 2251

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6397CLASS 2351  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Prerequisite: CLASS 1332 or permission of instructor.

CLASS 2601

Introduces students to the literature and intellectual life of ancient Greece from Homer to the early centuries of Roman rule. We will read and discuss ancient writers as creative artists in their own ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7834CLASS 2601  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Ahl, F

CLASS 2603

Limited to 18 students. Intended especially for first-year students. Students must apply in writing to chair, Department of Classics, 120 Goldwin Smith Hall. No prior knowledge necessary (all texts are ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8895CLASS 2603  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Kirk, A

  • Students must apply in writing to chair, Department of Classics, 120 Goldwin Smith Hall.

CLASS 2604

Survey of the Greek myths, with emphasis on the content and significance of the myths in Mediterranean society, including the place of myth in Greek life and consciousness; the factors and influences involved ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5805CLASS 2604  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Clary, T

CLASS 2633

No description available. view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: FGSS 2633

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17063CLASS 2633  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Haselswerdt, E

  • 17067CLASS 2633  DIS 201

    • F
    • Haselswerdt, E

CLASS 2661

An introductory survey of ancient Greek philosophy from the so-called Presocratics (6th century BCE) through the Hellenistic period (1st century BCE) with special emphasis on the thought of Socrates, Plato, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PHIL 2200

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7676CLASS 2661  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Brennan, T

  •  7678CLASS 2661  DIS 201

    • T
    • Staff

  •  8787CLASS 2661  DIS 202

    • F
    • Staff

  •  7680CLASS 2661  DIS 203

    • F
    • Staff

CLASS 2675

An introduction to ancient Greek history from the era of the Trojan War to the conquests of Alexander the Great. Topics include the rise and fall of the Greek city-state, the invention of politics, democracy, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: HIST 2650

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9261CLASS 2675  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Strauss, B

CLASS 2700

Why did the Gorgon turn people into stone? Did Cleopatra really have such a big nose? Did the Romans make wax death masks? Should the British Museum return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece? Come and explore ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ARKEO 2700ARTH 2200

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9185CLASS 2700  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Alexandridis, A

  •  9276CLASS 2700  DIS 201

    • F
    • Alexandridis, A

  •  9277CLASS 2700  DIS 202

    • F
    • Alexandridis, A

  •  9278CLASS 2700  DIS 203

  •  9279CLASS 2700  DIS 204

CLASS 2801

Joins us to explore a lost world of wine and song! The symposium (or "drinking party") was a major social institution within Greek culture - a forum for well-born men (and select female companions) to ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17183CLASS 2801  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Platt, V

CLASS 2803

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17674CLASS 2803  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Giannella, N

CLASS 3391

To be taken only in exceptional circumstances. Must be arranged by the student with his or her advisor and the faculty member who has agreed to direct the study. To be approved by the DUS. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5891CLASS 3391  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Independent study at the 3000-level may be undertaken by undergraduates upon completion of one semester of work at the 3000-level in the relevant field and only with the permission of the director of undergraduate studies in cases of extraordinary circumstances.

CLASS 3395

Selected readings in Sanskrit literary and philosophical texts. view course details

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  •   Combined with: SANSK 3301

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  9598CLASS 3395  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • McCrea, L

  • Two years study of Sanskrit or equivalent.

CLASS 3645

Tragedy and its audiences from ancient Greece to modern theater and film. Topics: origins of theatrical conventions; Shakespeare and Seneca; tragedy in modern theater and film. Works studied will include: ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 3440PMA 3724

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8641CLASS 3645  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Ahl, F

CLASS 3661

An examination of the doctrines of the Greek philosophers working in the three centuries after the death of Aristotle. Emphasis on Stoicism, Epicureanism, and Skepticism. view course details

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  •   Combined with: PHIL 3204

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16610CLASS 3661  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Brennan, T

CLASS 3686

May be taken upon completion of one semester of work at the 3000-level. To be taken only in exceptional circumstances. Must be arranged by the student with his or her advisor and the faculty member who ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5890CLASS 3686  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Independent study at the 3000-level may be undertaken by undergraduates upon completion of one semester of work at the 3000-level in the relevant field and only with the permission of the director of undergraduate studies in cases of extraordinary circumstances.

CLASS 3750

Introduction and training in dendrochronology and its application to archaeology, art history, and environment through participation in a research project dating ancient to modern tree-ring samples especially ... view course details

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  •  5550CLASS 3750  LEC 001

    • W
    • Manning, S

  •  6334CLASS 3750  LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Manning, S

CLASS 4626

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  • 17407CLASS 4626  SEM 101

    • T
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

CLASS 4662

Advanced discussion of topics in ancient philosophy. view course details

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  • Topic: Greek & Indian Skepticism

  •  8467CLASS 4662  SEM 101

    • T
    • Kamtekar, R

CLASS 4721

See "Honors" under Classics front matter. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6162CLASS 4721  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Ahl, F

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  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  9967CLASS 4721  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Staff

CLASS 4746

Topics rotate each semester. Previous topics include: Reproducing Greek and Roman Art, Children - Men & Women in the Making?, and "City of Images": Problems in the Interpretation of Greek ... view course details

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  • Topic: Archaeology of the Roman Provinces

  • 17204CLASS 4746  SEM 101

    • M
    • Alexandridis, A

CLASS 6736

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  •   Combined with: ARTH 6730COML 6736

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17497CLASS 6736  SEM 101

    • T
    • Platt, V

CLASS 6755

An introduction to the field of Dendrochronology and associated topics with an emphasis on their applications in the field of archaeology and related heritage-buildings fields. Course aimed at graduate ... view course details

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  •  8249CLASS 6755  LEC 001

    • W
    • Manning, S

  •  8250CLASS 6755  LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Manning, S

CLASS 7173

Advanced discussion of topics in ancient philosophy. view course details

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  •  8516CLASS 7173  SEM 101

    • T
    • Kamtekar, R

CLASS 7345

Pedagogical instruction and course coordination. Requirement for all graduate student teachers of LATIN 1201-LATIN 1202 and first-year writing seminars. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  8405CLASS 7345  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Clary, T

CLASS 7346

A course for all pre-A exam graduate students that will both prepare them to be professional ABD classicists and help review progress in language and reading list exams preparation. view course details

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  • 0 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  8626CLASS 7346  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Rebillard, E

CLASS 7626

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  • 17411CLASS 7626  SEM 101

    • T
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

CLASS 7746

Topics rotate with each semester. Previous topics include: Reproducing Greek and Roman Art, Children - Men & Women in the Making?, and "City of Images": Problems in the Interpretation of Greek Vase ... view course details

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  • Topic: Archaeology of the Roman Provinces

  • 17307CLASS 7746  SEM 101

    • M
    • Alexandridis, A