GKA - Greek: Ancient

GKA 1010 Elementary Ancient Greek I Cr. 4

Basic vocabulary, forms, grammar, and introduction to ancient Greek culture. Offered Fall.

GKA 1020 Elementary Ancient Greek II Cr. 4

Continuation of GRK 1010 with increasing emphasis on reading ability. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: GKA 1010 with a minimum grade of D-

GKA 2010 (FC) Intermediate Ancient Greek I Cr. 4

Review of Greek grammar, and readings from selected Greek prose authors such as Plato and Lysias. Offered Fall.

Prerequisites: GKA 1020 with a minimum grade of D-

GKA 2020 Intermediate Ancient Greek II Cr. 4

Introduction to genre; poetic language, meters, sociological and historical context; reading of selected passages from the Iliad or the Odyssey; study of the fundamentals of Homeric Greek. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: GKA 2010 with a minimum grade of D-

GKA 3300 Greek Tragedy Cr. 4

One tragedy of Euripides, Sophocles, or Aeschylus, supplemented by selections from the dramas of the other two playwrights. Offered Irregularly.

Prerequisites: GKA 2020 with a minimum grade of D-

GKA 5000 Ancient Greek for Graduate Students Cr. 1-4

Basic grammar and vocabulary of Greek; leads to reading of continuous passages of poetry and prose in Greek. No credit applicable to M.A. in classics degree. Offered for graduate credit only. Offered Every Term.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

GKA 5100 Ancient Greek Prose Composition Cr. 2-4

Practice in the essentials of writing idiomatic and stylistic Greek prose. Instruction will be guided by readings and imitation of exemplary Greek prose authors. Offered Irregularly.

Prerequisites: GKA 2020 with a minimum grade of D-

GKA 5200 Ancient Greek Lyric Poetry Cr. 4

Personal lyric poetry as a reflection of individual and society in the culture of the post-Homeric Greek world. Offered Irregularly.

Prerequisites: GKA 2020 with a minimum grade of D-

GKA 5350 Readings in Ancient Greek History and Culture Cr. 1-3

Readings in Greek primary sources relevant to the associated CLA course (which is taught in English). Offered Every Term.

Prerequisites: (GKA 3000-3999 with a minimum grade of D-) OR (GKM 3000-3999 with a minimum grade of D-) OR (CLA 5000-5999 with a minimum grade of D-)

Repeatable for 6 Credits

GKA 5400 Ancient Greek Philosophy Cr. 4

The origin and development of Greek philosophy as seen through representative selections from prominent philosophers such as the Presocratics, Plato, Aristotle, Epicurus, and the Stoics. Offered Irregularly.

GKA 5500 Ancient Greek Historians Cr. 4

Prose style and historiographic techniques of ancient historians; selections from Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, and Polybius. Offered Irregularly.

Prerequisites: GKA 2020 with a minimum grade of D-

GKA 5600 Ancient Greek Epic Poetry Cr. 4

Study in ancient Greek of Homer, Hesiod, Apollonius Rhodius and others. Theory of oral vs. literary composition, the Homeric question, metrics. Offered Irregularly.

Prerequisites: GKA 2020 with a minimum grade of D-

GKA 5840 Ancient Greek: Attic Orators Cr. 4

Evolution of Greek prose style and historical context of the development of rhetoric in selected works of Attic orators. Offered Irregularly.

Prerequisites: GKA 2020 with a minimum grade of D-

GKA 5990 Directed Study Cr. 1-4

Offered Every Term.

Repeatable for 8 Credits

GKA 6250 Ancient Greek Drama Cr. 4-8

Selected readings from the plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, or Euripides or from the plays of Aristophanes or Menander. History and theory of the development of Greek drama and its subsequent influence on world literature. Offered Irregularly.

Prerequisites: GKA 2020 with a minimum grade of D-

Repeatable for 8 Credits

GKA 7810 Studies in Ancient Greek Poetry Cr. 4

A major poet or genre. Topics to be announced in Schedule of Classes . Offered Biannually.

Repeatable for 12 Credits

GKA 7820 Studies in Ancient Greek Prose Cr. 4

Study of a major prose author or genre. Topics to be announced in Schedule of Classes . Offered Biannually.

Repeatable for 12 Credits

GKA 7999 Ancient Greek: Master's Essay Direction Cr. 1-4

Offered Every Term.

GKA 8999 Ancient Greek: Master's Thesis Research and Direction Cr. 1-8

Offered Every Term.