Courses in Greek and Roman Civilization (View courses in Greek and Roman Studies)

GRCV 1700-3 Civilization Undergraduate Research for Freshmen (1-4 sem. hours).

GRCV 1750-3 Civilization Special Topics for Freshmen (1-4 sem. hours).

GRCV 1800-3 Civilization Directed/Independent Study for Freshmen (1-4 sem. hours).

GRCV 1850-3 Civilization Internships for Freshmen (1-4 sem. hours).

GRCV 2000 Classical Mythology (4 sem. hours).

Western art and literature have their roots in Greek and Roman stories about gods and titans, awe-inspiring deeds and magical transformations. Today we refer to these stories as myths. In this course, we will examine the Greco-Roman gods and goddesses, the heroes and heroines, villains and monsters, as well as major mythic cycles such as the Trojan War cycle. We will consider how myth shapes the works of classical poets, artists, dramatists, and how those works, in turn, influenced the later Western and Renaissance traditions. Offered occasionally.

GRCV 2010 Ancient and Medieval Europe (4 sem. hours).

This course will examine the early history of Europe from Ancient Greece and Rome to the end of the Middle Ages with a methodological focus on reading, analyzing, and interpreting ancient sources in translation. Offered in rotation. Cross listed with HIST 2030.

GRCV 2020 Greek Civilization (4 sem. hours).

This introductory course begins its study of classical Greek civilization with the astonishing cultures of Bronze Age Greece and continues with an examination of the defining moments of classical Greek and Hellenistic civilization. We examine major historical periods, authors, genres, and artistic works to understand their impact on Greek civilization and their continuing legacy in the modern world. Offered in rotation.

GRCV 2030 Roman Civilization (4 sem. hours). T

his introductory course traces the 1,000 year rise of Rome from a cultural backwater to the undisputed master of the Mediterranean world. We examine major historical periods, authors, genres, and artistic works to understand their impact on Roman civilization and their continuing legacy in the modern world. Offered in rotation.

GRCV 2040 (4 sem. hours). The Greek and Latin Origin of Medical Terms.

This course will introduce students to the ancient origins of modern medicine through the Greek and Latin roots of modern medical terms as well as the science and profession of ancient medicine. Offered in rotation.

GRCV 2050 (4 sem. hours). Politics in the Ancient World.

This course will introduce students to the theory and practice of politics in the ancient world. Focus will fall on the Athenian Democracy, the Roman Republic, and the early Roman Empire. Offered in rotation. Cross listed with PLSC 2100.

GRCV 2060 (4 sem. hours). Sex and Gender in the Ancient World.

This course will examine the fluid categories of gender and sexuality as they evolved in the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome. We will consider constructions of masculinity and femininity as well as sexual morals through the lens of some of the most famous works of world literature. While the focus will remain on the ancient world, attention will also be paid to the influence of these social constructions on modern notions of gender and sexuality. Offered in rotation.

GRCV 2070 (4 sem. hours). Ancient Drama.

This course surveys the origin and development of drama (both tragedy and comedy) in ancient Greece and Rome with a view to understanding its influence on modern theater and film. Students will read selections of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Plautus, and Seneca. Offered in rotation.

GRCV 2110 Study Abroad Courses in Greece (4 sem. hours).

A study-abroad course in Greece based on literary, historical, and material evidence. All readings are in English. These courses will have on-campus sessions in addition to field study. Counts toward major and minor requirements as a classical civilization course. Offered occasionally.

GRCV 2120 Study Abroad Courses in Italy (4 sem. hours).

A study abroad course in Italy based on literary, historical, and material evidence. All readings are in English. These courses will have on campus sessions in addition to field study. Counts toward major and minor requirements as a classical civilization course. Offered occasionally.

GRCV 2210 Classical Art and Archaeology (4 sem. hours).

This course will focus on the changing vision of the world and human experience in ancient Greek and Roman art and the forms and techniques that artists created to represent that vision. We examine such shifts in perspective as classical to Hellenistic, small city state societies to cosmopolitan civilizations, and idealism to realism. Offered occasionally. Cross-listed with ARTH 1000.

GRCV 2220 (4 sem. hours). The Bible History and Content: Beginnings, Development, Content, and Modern Interpretations.

This course explores the beginnings of ancient Israelite literature, the Old Testament/Hebrew (Jewish) Bible, its developments, and the fascinating ways "The Bible"/Old Testament gets used today. Cross listed with RLST 2210. Offered every other year in the fall semester.

GRCV 2230 (4 sem. hours). Jesus and the New Testament: Then and Now.

This course is an exploration of the history of Jesus and earliest Christians and their writings, with a look at some of the ways they are presented in the modern world. What do historians really know about Jesus? What is really in the New Testament? Cross list with RLST 2220. Offered every other year in the spring semester.

GRCV 2240 (4 sem. hours).

Archaeology of Select Cultures :Archaeology of Egypt Explores the archaeological record of ancient Egypt. Emphasis is on reconstructing ancient lifeways and understanding the processes that create the archaeological record. Cross-list with SOAN 3110. Offered occasionally.

GRCV 2200 Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (4 sem. hours).

A survey of the impact of classical philosophy upon the development of a largely Christian European culture. Offered occasionally. Cross-listed with PHIL 3010.

GRCV 2700-3 Civilization Undergraduate Research for Sophomores (1-4 sem. hours).

GRCV 2750-3 Civilization Special Topics for Sophomores (1-4 sem. hours).

GRCV 2800-3 Civilization Directed/Independent Study for Sophomores (1-4 sem. hours).

GRCV 2850-3 Civilization Internships for Sophomores (1-4 sem. hours).

GRCV 3700-3 Civilization Undergraduate Research for Juniors (1-4 sem. hours).

GRCV 3750-3 Civilization Special Topics for Juniors (1-4 sem. hours).

GRCV 3800-3 Civilization Directed/Independent Study for Juniors (1-4 sem. hours).

GRCV 3850-3 Civilization Internships for Juniors (1-4 sem. hours).

GRCV 4700-3 Civilization Undergraduate Research for Seniors (1-4 sem. hours).

GRCV 4750-3 Civilization Special Topics for Seniors (1-4 sem. hours).

GRCV 4800-3 Civilization Directed/Independent Study for Seniors (1-4 sem. hours).

GRCV 4850-3 Civilization Internships for Seniors (1-4 sem. hours).

GRCV HI-HII Honors Project 1 and 2 (1-4 sem. hours).

GRCV 4900 (4 sem. hours).

Senior Seminar in Classical Civilization. This advanced Greek and Roman Civilization course fulfills the college's Senior Seminar requirement. It will meet in tandem with one of the 2000-level Greek and Roman Civilization classes listed above, but in addition to the readings, there will be a research component (instruction in disciplinary research tools and a seminar paper).

Courses in Greek and Roman Studies (View Greek and Roman Civilization courses)

GREE 1000 Introduction to Greek I (4 sem. hours).

Learn to think and read like an ancient Greek. This is the first part of the beginning Greek sequence that introduces students to all essential Greek grammar, vocabulary, and forms, while emphasizing critical reading skills. Offered regularly.

GREE 1010 Introduction to Greek II (4 sem. hours).

Learn to think and read like an ancient Greek. This is the second part of the beginning Greek sequence that introduces students to all essential Greek grammar, vocabulary, and forms, while emphasizing critical reading skills. Offered regularly. Prerequisite: Grade of D or better in GREE 1000, or equivalent experience and appropriate score on placement test.

GREE 1700-3 Greek Undergraduate Research for Freshmen (1-4 sem. hours).

GREE 1750-3 Greek Special Topics for Freshmen (1-4 sem. hours).

GREE 1800-3 Greek Directed/Independent Study for Freshmen (1-4 sem. hours).

GREE 1850-3 Greek Internships for Freshmen (1-4 sem. hours).

GREE 2000 Attic Orators 3rd Semester (4 sem. hours).

A 3rd semester reading course in ancient Greek focusing on the speeches of Lysias or Demosthenes. We will explore Greek rhetoric, Athenian court practices as well as the social and political context for the speeches. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: Grade of D or better in GREE 1010, or equivalent experience and appropriate score on placement test.

GREE 2010 Plato 3rd Semester (4 sem. hours).

A 3rd semester reading course in ancient Greek. Selected readings from the dialogues of Plato illustrate the range of Socratic and Platonic thought. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: Grade of D or better in GREE 1010, or equivalent experience and appropriate score on placement test.

GREE 2020 Euripides 3rd Semester (4 Sem. hours).

A third semester course in ancient Greek. Selected readings from at least one of Euripides' plays. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: Grade of D or better in GREE 1010, or equivalent experience and appropriate score on placement test.

GREE 2030 Herodotus 3rd Semester (4 sem. hours).

A third semester course in ancient Greek. Selected readings from Herodotus' Histories. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: Grade of D or better in GREE 1010, or equivalent experience and appropriate score on placement test.

GREE 2700-3 Greek Undergraduate Research for Sophomores (1-4 sem. hours).

GREE 2750-3 Greek Special Topics for Sophomores (1-4 sem. hours).

GREE 2800-3 Greek Directed/Independent Study for Sophomores (1-4 sem. hours).

GREE 2850-3 Greek Internships for Sophomores (1-4 sem. hours).

GREE 3000 Attic Orators Intermediate (4 sem. hours).

Intermediate level readings from several speeches of Lysias or Demosthenes. We will explore Greek rhetoric, Athenian court practices as well as the social and political context for the speeches. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: one GREE 2000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 3010 Plato Intermediate (4 sem. hours).

Intermediate level readings from the dialogues of Plato illustrate the range of Socratic and Platonic thought. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: one GREE 2000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 3020 Euripides Intermediate (4 sem. hours).

Intermediate level readings from at least one of Euripides' plays. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: one GREE 2000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 3030 Herodotus Intermediate (4 sem. hours).

Intermediate level readings from selected books of Herodotus' Histories. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: one GREE 2000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 3040 New Testament in Context Intermediate (4 sem. hours).

Intermediate level readings in one or more books of the New Testament as well as pagan literature of the same period.Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: one GREE 2000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 3050 Homer Intermediate (4 sem. hours).

Intermediate level readings from selected books of the Iliad or Odyssey in Homeric Greek. We will also address key issues and texts pertaining to the Homeric Question. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: one GREE 2000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 3060 Sophocles Intermediate (4 sem. hours).

Intermediate level readings from at least one of Sophocles' plays. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: one GREE 2000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 3070 Aristophanes Intermediate (4 sem. hours).

Intermediate level readings from at least one of Aristophanes' comedies with selected plays in translation. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: one GREE 2000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 3080 Thucydides Intermediate (4 sem. hours).

Intermediate level readings from selected books of Thucydides' Histories. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: one GREE 2000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 3700-3 Greek Undergraduate Research for Juniors (1-4 sem. hours).

GREE 3750-3 Greek Special Topics for Juniors (1-4 sem. hours).

Study of such authors as Hesiod, Xenophon, and Hellenistic poets, as well as Greek composition, prose or verse. Offered occasionally. Course may be repeated with different topic. Prerequisite: one GREE 2000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 3800-3 Greek Directed/Independent Study for Juniors (1-4 sem. hours).

Prerequisite: one GREE 2000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 3850-3 Greek Internships for Juniors (1-4 sem. hours).

GREE 4000 Attic Orators Advanced (4 sem. hours).

An advanced translation course in the speeches of Lysias or Demosthenes. We will explore Greek rhetoric and Athenian court practices, as well as the social and political context for the speeches. This course includes instruction in disciplinary research tools and seminar paper. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: one GREE 3000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 4010 Plato Advanced (4 sem. hours).

An advanced translation course from the dialogues of Plato including instruction in disciplinary research tools and a seminar paper. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: one GREE 3000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 4020 Euripides Advanced (4 sem. hours).

An advanced translation course of at least one of Euripides' plays. This course includes instruction in disciplinary research tools and a seminar paper. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: one GREE 3000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 4030 Herodotus Advanced (4 sem. hours).

An advanced translation course on the Histories of Herodotus. This course includes instruction in disciplinary research tools and a seminar paper.Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: one GREE 3000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 4040 New Testament in Context Advanced (4 sem. hours).

An advanced translation course on one or more books of the New Testament as well as pagan literature of the same period. This course includes instruction in disciplinary research tools and a seminar paper. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: one GREE 3000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 4050 Homer Advanced (4 sem. hours).

An advanced translation course from selected books of the Iliad or Odyssey in Homeric Greek. We will also address key issues and texts pertaining to the Homeric Question. This course includes instruction in disciplinary research tools and a seminar paper. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: one GREE 3000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 4060 Sophocles Advanced (4 sem. hours).

An advanced translation course of at least one of Sophocles' plays. This course includes instruction in disciplinary research tools and a seminar paper. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: one GREE 3000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 4070 Aristophanes Advanced (4 sem. hours).

An advanced translation course on Aristophanes' comedies with selected plays in translation. This course includes instruction in disciplinary research tools and a seminar paper. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: one GREE 3000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 4080 Thucydides Advanced (4 sem. hours).

An advanced translation course on the Histories of Thucydides. This course includes instruction in disciplinary research tools and a seminar paper. Offered occasionally. Prerequisite: one GREE 3000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 4700-3 Greek Undergraduate Research for Seniors (1-4 sem. hours).

GREE 4750-3 Greek Special Topics for Seniors (1-4 sem. hours).

Study of such authors as Hesiod, Xenophon, or the Hellenistic poets as well as Greek composition, prose or verse. An advanced translation course in Greek includes instruction in disciplinary research tools and a seminar paper. Course may be repeated with different topic. Prerequisite: one GREE 3000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 4800-3 Greek Directed/Independent Study for Seniors (1-4 sem. hours).

Prerequisite: one GREE 3000 level, or equivalent.

GREE 4850-3 Greek Internships for Seniors (1-4 sem. hours).

GREE 4900 Senior Seminar in Greek (4 sem. hours).

This advanced Greek course fulfills the college's Senior Seminar requirement. It will meet in tandem with one of the 4000-level Greek translation classes listed above (4010-4090), but in addition to the readings in Greek and research component (instruction in disciplinary research tools and a seminar paper). Offered each semester. Prerequisite: one GREE 3000 level, or equivalent.

GREE HI-HII Honors Project 1 and 2 (1-4 sem. hours).