CLASSICAL CULTURE (CULT)

CULT-101 GREEK CIVILIZATION (3 Credits)

A general survey of the political, intellectual and cultural features of Greek History from its prehistoric beginnings in the fourth millennium B.C. to the founding of Constantinople in 330 A.D. Required of all Classical Studies majors.

CULT-102 ROMAN CIVILIZATION (3 Credits)

A survey of the social, civil and cultural development of Rome from the beginning to 476 A.D. Required of all Classical Studies majors.

CULT-103 GREEK AND ROMAN MYTHOLOGY (3 Credits)

The gods and goddesses of Greco-Roman paganism, both in their relationships amongst themselves and with the world of humans, are studied through (at least) two major ancient literary works and one near-contemporary novel. Required of all Classical Studies majors.

CULT-105 THE HEROIC GREEKS (3 Credits)

A study of the various types of hero and of anti-hero as they appear in Greek literature.

CULT-106 THE WOMEN OF GREECE (3 Credits)

A survey of the status, role and figure of women in Greek history.

CULT-107 GREEK AND ROMAN DRAMA (3 Credits)

A study of the comedies and the tragedies of the Greeks and Romans.

CULT-201 LATIN & GREEK ETYMOLOGY (3 Credits)

A study of the derivations of English words from Latin and Greek.

CULT-202 LATIN AND GREEK ETYMOLOGY (3 Credits)

A study of the derivations of English words from Latin and Greek.

CULT-205 GRK LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION (3 Credits)

Selections from the greatest works of the Greek writers are read in translation. Works may be studied according to literary genres or eras.

CULT-206 LATIN LIT. IN TRANSLATION (3 Credits)

Selections from the greatest works of the Latin writers are read in translation. Works may be studied according to literary genres or eras.