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1101. Greek Civilization

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

A survey of classical Greece, with emphasis on literature, thought, and influence on contemporary culture. Taught in English. CA 1. GEOC

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1102. Roman Civilization

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

A survey of classical Rome, with emphasis on literature, thought, and influence on contemporary culture. Taught in English. CA 1. GEOC

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1103. Classical Mythology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Origin, nature, and function of myth in the literature and art of Greece and Rome and the re-interpretation of classical myth in modern art forms. Taught in English. CA 1. GEOC

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1121. Elementary Latin I

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: Not open to students who have had three or more years of Latin in high school or who have passed CAMS 1122, 1123 or 1124.

Grading Basis: Graded

A study of the essentials of Latin grammar designed to prepare the student to read simple classical Latin prose.

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1122. Elementary Latin II

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: CAMS 1121 or two years of Latin in high school. Not open to students who have had three or more years of Latin in high school or who have passed CAMS 1123, 1124.

Grading Basis: Graded

A study of the essentials of Latin grammar designed to prepare the student to read simple classical Latin prose.

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1123. Intermediate Latin I

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: CAMS 1122 or two years or more of Latin in high school. Not open for credit to students who have had CAMS 1124.

Grading Basis: Graded

Review of the essentials of grammar. Reading of classical Latin prose and poetry with emphasis on Cicero and Ovid or Vergil.

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1124. Intermediate Latin II

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: CAMS 1123. Cannot be taken for credit after passing CAMS 3102.

Grading Basis: Graded

Review of the essentials of grammar. Reading of classical Latin prose and poetry with emphasis on Cicero and Ovid or Vergil.

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1171. Intensive Elementary Ancient Greek

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: Not open to students who have had three or more years of Greek in high school or who have passed CAMS 1172.

Grading Basis: Graded

Intensive introduction to ancient Greek. Basic morphology, syntax, and vocabulary through simple readings from the New Testament.

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1172. Intensive Intermediate Ancient Greek

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: CAMS 1171. Not open to students who have had three or more years of high school Greek. Cannot be taken for credit after passing CAMS 3101.

Grading Basis: Graded

Transition to classical Greek through selections from Xenophon, reading of Plato's Apology complete.

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3101. Topics in Advanced Greek

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: CAMS 1172

Grading Basis: Graded

Reading of Ancient Greek texts in the original. With a change in content, may be repeated for credit. Involves reading in Greek.

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3102. Topics in Advanced Latin

1.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: CAMS 1124 or 3 years or more of high school Latin.

Grading Basis: Graded

Reading of Latin texts in the original. With a change in content, may be repeated for credit. Involves reading in Latin.

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3102. Topics in Advanced Latin

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: CAMS 1124 or 3 years or more of high school Latin.

Grading Basis: Graded

Reading of Latin texts in the original. With a change in content, may be repeated for credit. Involves reading in Latin.

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3102. Topics in Advanced Latin

3.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: CAMS 1124 or 3 years or more of high school Latin.

Grading Basis: Graded

Reading of Latin texts in the original. With a change in content, may be repeated for credit. Involves reading in Latin.

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3208. Homer

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Selections from the Iliad or Odyssey. Taught in English.

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3213. Ovid & Mythology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Selections from Ovid, mainly from the Metamorphoses, and a study of the myths of Greece and Rome.

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3232. Medieval Latin

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: CAMS 1124 or 3 years or more of high school Latin.

Grading Basis: Graded

Reading of texts from a number of periods and in a variety of styles, with consideration of morphological, syntactical, and semantic developments. Taught in Latin.

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3241W. Greek & Roman Epic

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: ENGL 1010 or 1011 or 2011. Recommended preparation: CAMS 1101 or 1102 or 1103. A knowledge of Latin or Greek is not required.

Grading Basis: Graded

A study of classical epic, with special emphasis on Homer's Iliad and Odyssey and Vergil's Aeneid, but including also other examples of the genre. Oral and literary epic, their social and political contexts, and the influence of classical epic on later literature. Taught in English.

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3242W. Greek & Roman Drama

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: ENGL 1010 or 1011 or 2011. Recommended preparation: CAMS 1101 or 1102 or 1103. A knowledge of Latin or Greek is not required.

Grading Basis: Graded

Selected plays from the works of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Plautus, Terence, and Seneca. The origin and development of Greek drama, its transformation in the Roman period, and the influence of classical drama on later literature. Taught in English.

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3244. Ancient Fictions

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Examines a range of novels and other fictions from the Greco-Roman world. Works read will include the Greek sentimental novels, the satirical Roman novels of Petronius and Apeleius, and a variety of other pagan, Jewish, and Christian fictions. Taught in English.

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3245. Ancient World in Cinema

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Representations of the ancient Mediterranean world in contemporary cinema.

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3298. Variable Topics

3.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: Prerequisites and recommended preparation vary.

Grading Basis: Graded

Prerequisites and recommended preparation vary. With a change in topic, may be repeated for credit.

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3299. Independent Study

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

With a change in content, may be repeated for credit.

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