Classics (CLASS)Arts and Sciences

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CLASS 1332

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 1132SANSK 1132

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  5316CLASS 1332  LEC 001

    • MTRF
    • Clary, T

  • Prerequisite: CLASS 1331 or permission of instructor.

CLASS 1531

This course will focus on the stories about the gods and heroes of the Greeks as they appear in ancient literature and art. We will examine the relationship between myths and the cultural, religious, and ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17702CLASS 1531  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Alley, D

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

CLASS 1704

Why do so many societies create statues, and why do they set them up in prominent spaces within their communities? How and why do statues loom so large in the public imagination? Looking both to the cultures ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARTH 1704

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16253CLASS 1704  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Platt, V

CLASS 2352

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

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  •   Combined with: LING 2252SANSK 2252

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  7547CLASS 2352  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Akepiyapornchai, M

  • Prerequisite: CLASS 2651 or permission of instructor.

CLASS 2636

This course offers an introduction to the history of Christianity from the first century through the seventeenth and perhaps a bit beyond. Our emphasis will be on the diversity of Christian traditions, ... view course details

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  • 16361CLASS 2636  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

CLASS 2642

Symmetry and harmony are central aesthetic concepts built on a long history of mathematical exploration, not just in the European mathematical tradition but also in mathematical texts from China, India, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: MEDVL 2642MUSIC 2642

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16157CLASS 2642  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Hicks, A

      Roby, C

CLASS 2680

In ancient Greece and Rome, government did little besides wage war and raise taxes, culture focused on war, warriors gloried in battle, and civilians tried to get out of the way. This course surveys the ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: HIST 2560

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9167CLASS 2680  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Strauss, B

CLASS 2806

No description available. view course details

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  •   Combined with: FGSS 2806

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16600CLASS 2806  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • 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

  •  6596CLASS 3391  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Permission of DUS, in special circumstances only. To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

CLASS 3396

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

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  •   Combined with: SANSK 3302

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16530CLASS 3396  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • McCrea, L

  • Prerequisite: Two years of Sanskrit or equivalent.

CLASS 3664

We will study several of Aristotle's major works, including the Categories, Physics, Posterior Analytics, Metaphysics, and Nicomachean Ethics. Topics include nature and change, form and matter, the nature ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PHIL 3203

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8608CLASS 3664  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Kamtekar, R

CLASS 3674

This course will survey the rich and sophisticated tradition of Indian philosophical thought from its beginnings in the speculations of Upanishads, surveying debates between Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and ... view course details

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  • 16517CLASS 3674  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • McCrea, L

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

  •  5291CLASS 3686  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Fontaine, M

  • Permission of DUS, in special circumstances only. To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9649CLASS 3686  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Staff

CLASS 3802

No description available. view course details

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  •   Combined with: NES 3802

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16370CLASS 3802  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Giannella, N

CLASS 4602

This seminar will analyze the transition between the late Roman empire and the barbarian kingdoms in western Europe from the perspective of how rulers, intellectuals, and common people understood legitimate ... view course details

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  • 16495CLASS 4602  SEM 101

    • T
    • Fernandez, D

CLASS 4644

From the ringing of Tibetan singing bowls to the quiet of desert monasticism, religious imagination and ritual is replete with sound and silence.  Cityscapes resound with church bells and calls from the ... view course details

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  • 16675CLASS 4644  SEM 101

    • W
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

CLASS 4662

Advanced discussion of topics in ancient philosophy. view course details

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  • Topic: Platonism after Plato

  •  8684CLASS 4662  SEM 101

    • M
    • Brennan, T

CLASS 4722

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5513CLASS 4722  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Ahl, F

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9001CLASS 4722  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Manning, S

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16608CLASS 4722  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Gallagher, D

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16609CLASS 4722  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Platt, V

CLASS 7173

Advanced discussion of topics in ancient philosophy. view course details

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  • Topic: Platonism after Plato

  •  9312CLASS 7173  SEM 101

    • M
    • Brennan, T

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

  •  8085CLASS 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

  •  7502CLASS 7346  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Rebillard, E

CLASS 7682

The seminar's purpose is to provide a general introduction to problems and methods, with a strong emphasis on reading and using primary sources. view course details

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  •   Combined with: HIST 6300NES 6642

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: How and Why did People Become Christians

  • 16256CLASS 7682  SEM 101

    • W
    • Rebillard, E

CLASS 7714

Some of our very best evidence for Roman art survives in the form of frescoes in Rome, Ostia and the Bay of Naples. Exploring imperial palaces, rural villas, town houses, shops, baths, tombs, taverns and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARTH 6714

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16380CLASS 7714  SEM 101

    • M
    • Platt, V

CLASS 7741

This seminar course aims to provide students with a review of, and encounter with, a key selection of the main methods and techniques used in current archaeological work, and to develop an understanding ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARKEO 7741

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16324CLASS 7741  SEM 101

    • T
    • Manning, S