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CLAS0143A-S12

CRN: 21934

Rise & Fall of Roman Republic

The Rise and Fall of the Roman Republic
This course is an introduction to the literature, politics, culture and history of the Roman Republic (c.509-31BCE) - a period which saw Rome grow from a small city on the Tiber to the supreme power in the Mediterranean, and also saw the development of Latin literature. Our readings cover a broad variety of literary genres and authors: comedy (Plautus and Terence), lyric (Catullus), epic (Ennius), political speeches and letters (Cicero), history (Caesar, Sallust, Polybius), and didactic philosophy (Lucretius). As we read we will be careful to investigate how these texts present different and often conflicting ideas of what it means to be Roman, as well as how different ideologies of Rome compete throughout each work. 3 hrs. lect. 1hr. disc.

CLAS0190A-S12

Cross-Listed As:
CLAS0190B-S12 CMLT0190A-S12 CMLT0190B-S12

CRN: 21935

Greek and Roman Comedy

Greek and Roman Comedy
A survey of the comic playwrights of Greece (Aristophanes and Menander) and Rome (Plautus and Terence) in light of their ancient social, political, and religious contexts as well as modern theoretical approaches to laughter (including psychoanalysis and structural anthropology). We will trace enduring aspects of the comic tradition that can be found in both Greece and Rome and also look forward to Renaissance and modern comedy. These include: the nature of the comic hero; the patterns of comic plots; the dependence of comedy on language; the comic poet's concern with questions of freedom and slavery, desire and repression. (formerly CLAS 0160) 3 hrs. lect., 1 hr. disc.

CLAS0190B-S12

Cross-Listed As:
CLAS0190A-S12 CMLT0190A-S12 CMLT0190B-S12

CRN: 22372

Greek and Roman Comedy

Greek and Roman Comedy
A survey of the comic playwrights of Greece (Aristophanes and Menander) and Rome (Plautus and Terence) in light of their ancient social, political, and religious contexts as well as modern theoretical approaches to laughter (including psychoanalysis and structural anthropology). We will trace enduring aspects of the comic tradition that can be found in both Greece and Rome and also look forward to Renaissance and modern comedy. These include: the nature of the comic hero; the patterns of comic plots; the dependence of comedy on language; the comic poet's concern with questions of freedom and slavery, desire and repression. (formerly CLAS 0160) 3 hrs. lect., 1 hr. disc.

CLAS0190X-S12

Cross-Listed As:
CMLT0190X-S12

CRN: 22373

Greek and Roman Comedy
Discussion - CW

Greek and Roman Comedy
A survey of the comic playwrights of Greece (Aristophanes and Menander) and Rome (Plautus and Terence) in light of their ancient social, political, and religious contexts as well as modern theoretical approaches to laughter (including psychoanalysis and structural anthropology). We will trace enduring aspects of the comic tradition that can be found in both Greece and Rome and also look forward to Renaissance and modern comedy. These include: the nature of the comic hero; the patterns of comic plots; the dependence of comedy on language; the comic poet's concern with questions of freedom and slavery, desire and repression. (formerly CLAS 0160) 3 hrs. lect., 1 hr. disc.

CLAS0190Y-S12

Cross-Listed As:
CMLT0190Y-S12

CRN: 22306

Greek and Roman Comedy
Discussion

Greek and Roman Comedy
A survey of the comic playwrights of Greece (Aristophanes and Menander) and Rome (Plautus and Terence) in light of their ancient social, political, and religious contexts as well as modern theoretical approaches to laughter (including psychoanalysis and structural anthropology). We will trace enduring aspects of the comic tradition that can be found in both Greece and Rome and also look forward to Renaissance and modern comedy. These include: the nature of the comic hero; the patterns of comic plots; the dependence of comedy on language; the comic poet's concern with questions of freedom and slavery, desire and repression. (formerly CLAS 0160) 3 hrs. lect., 1 hr. disc.

CLAS0190Z-S12

Cross-Listed As:
CMLT0190Z-S12

CRN: 22307

Greek and Roman Comedy
Discussion

Greek and Roman Comedy
A survey of the comic playwrights of Greece (Aristophanes and Menander) and Rome (Plautus and Terence) in light of their ancient social, political, and religious contexts as well as modern theoretical approaches to laughter (including psychoanalysis and structural anthropology). We will trace enduring aspects of the comic tradition that can be found in both Greece and Rome and also look forward to Renaissance and modern comedy. These include: the nature of the comic hero; the patterns of comic plots; the dependence of comedy on language; the comic poet's concern with questions of freedom and slavery, desire and repression. (formerly CLAS 0160) 3 hrs. lect., 1 hr. disc.

CLAS0420A-S12

CRN: 20536

Seminar in Classical Lit
The Father of Multiculturalism

Senior Seminar in Classical Literature: The Father of “Multiculturalism”
Herodotus (485-424 BC), “the Father of History,” is also regarded as the first sociologist and ethnographer. The plan and argument of his work, including its many fantastic stories, disclose a philosophic intention overlooked by those who call him the “Father of Lies.” Herodotus’ subject is the “Greek miracle”: how the tiny and fractious cities of Greece took concerted action against the overwhelming might of the Persian kings who invaded Greece in 490 and 479 BC. This unlikely triumph of political freedom and limited government over despotic empire is told against the background of the Afro-Asiatic origins of Greek civilization, which Herodotus uncovers in wide-ranging investigations of the customs and religions of Greece, Lydia, Media, Persia, Egypt, Libya, and Scythia. In this course we will pursue a close reading of Herodotus in translation; the seminar is open to all students with some previous background in Greek and/or Roman literature.

CLAS0500A-S12

CRN: 20332

Independent Study

Independent Study
(Approval required)

CLAS0500B-S12

CRN: 20689

Independent Study

Independent Study
(Approval required)

CLAS0500C-S12

CRN: 20814

Independent Study

Independent Study
(Approval required)

CLAS0500E-S12

CRN: 20341

Independent Study

Independent Study
(Approval required)

CLAS0500F-S12

CRN: 20691

Independent Study

Independent Study
(Approval required)

CLAS0505A-S12

CRN: 20713

Ind Senior Project

(Approval Required)

CLAS0505B-S12

CRN: 20940

Ind Senior Project

(Approval Required)

CLAS0505C-S12

CRN: 20941

Ind Senior Project

(Approval Required)

CLAS0505E-S12

CRN: 20943

Ind Senior Project

(Approval Required)

CLAS0505F-S12

CRN: 20944

Ind Senior Project

(Approval Required)

CLAS0700A-S12

CRN: 20693

Sr Essay Classics/Cy

Senior Essay for Classics/Classical Studies Majors
(Approval required)

CLAS0700B-S12

CRN: 20947

Sr Essay Classics/Cy

Senior Essay for Classics/Classical Studies Majors
(Approval required)

CLAS0700C-S12

CRN: 20948

Sr Essay Classics/Cy

Senior Essay for Classics/Classical Studies Majors
(Approval required)

CLAS0700E-S12

CRN: 20950

Sr Essay Classics/Cy

Senior Essay for Classics/Classical Studies Majors
(Approval required)

CLAS0700F-S12

CRN: 20951

Sr Essay Classics/Cy

Senior Essay for Classics/Classical Studies Majors
(Approval required)

GREK0102A-S12

CRN: 21938

Beginning Greek II

Beginning Greek II
This course completes the introductory course offered in Winter Term and will conclude by reading one of Plato's philosophical dialogues. (formerly CLAS 0104) 6 hrs. lect.

GREK0302A-S12

CRN: 21939

Readings in Greek Lit II

Readings in Greek Literature II
Readings in major authors. (formerly CLAS 0304) 3 hrs. lect.

LATN0202A-S12

CRN: 21940

Intermediate Latin: Poetry

Intermediate Latin: Poetry
Readings in major authors. 3 hrs. lect.

LATN0402A-S12

CRN: 21556

Advanced Readings in Latin II

Advanced Readings in Latin II
Readings in major authors. 3 hrs. lect.