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Classics

Courses Available - Spring 2017


ROMAN SOCIETY
CLAS-1012-001 (3) Tuesday / Thursday 10:30AM - 12:30PM
1M28

Students are introduced to the fundamental social concepts, cultural characteristics, and political institutions of ancient Roman society. Examples of topics that may be covered are the family, religion, slavery, social relations, cultural ideals as reflected in ancient literature and art, and political organization of the Republic and the Empire. Major sources of information are presented, and the problems involved in the interpretation of ancient evidence are addressed throughout.

GREEK SOCIETY
CLAS-1011-001 (3) Monday / Wednesday / Friday 09:30AM - 11:30AM
2L17

Students are introduced to the fundamental social concepts, cultural characteristics, and political institutions of ancient Greek society. Examples of topics that may be covered are the family, religion, slavery, social relations, cultural ideals as reflected in ancient literature and art, and political institutions such as Athenian democracy. Major sources of information are presented, and the problems involved in the interpretation of ancient evidence are addressed throughout.

CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY
CLAS-2701-001 (3) Monday / Wednesday / Friday 02:30PM - 04:30PM
1L11

This course is designed to acquaint the student with myths found in Greek and Latin literature. Origins, functions, and interpretations of myths are examined. We also study myths as story-plots. Selections in translation from Greek and Roman writers are used to illustrate myths about the origin of the universe; gods and heroes; sagas involving Thebes, Mycenae and Troy, and the national myths of Rome.


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