Classical Studies Courses

Classical Studies Courses

CLST 260 - Masterworks of Ancient Greek Literature

Survey of the major Greek texts - epic, dramatic and narrative - in translation with emphasis on those works which have shaped the classical tradition.

Credits: 4
Grade Mode: Letter
GUR Attributes: HUM

CLST 270 - Literature of Rome and Her Empire

Survey of the major literary monuments which serve to define the Roman character and the nature of the Roman Empire at its height.

Credits: 4
Grade Mode: Letter
GUR Attributes: HUM

CLST 350 - Greek Mythology

A study of Greek myths as a vital and evolving feature of Greek religious and intellectual life from Homer through Hesiod and Aeschylus to Euripides.

Credits: 4
Grade Mode: Letter
GUR Attributes: HUM

CLST 401 - Sanskrit

Fundamentals of the classical language: pronunciation; reading and writing of devanagari script; grammar.

Credits: 5
Grade Mode: Letter

CLST 410 - The Proto-Indo-European Roots of the Classical Languages

Introduction to principles of comparative philology and comparative mythology and poetics; survey of the phonology, morphology and syntax of Proto-Indo-European; the major IE branches with special emphasis given to Hellenic, Italic and Indo-Iranian.

Prerequisites & Notes: GREK 101 or LAT 101 or CLST 350 or CLST 401.
Credits: 4
Grade Mode: Letter

CLST 450 - Topics in Classical Studies

Varying topics, such as individual genres (e.g., epic, tragedy) or eras (fifth-century B.C. Athens, the Mediterranean World in the first century A.D.), will be treated from quarter to quarter. See the Timetable of Classes for offerings. Repeatable with different topics with no maximum.

Prerequisites & Notes: CLST 260 or CLST 270 or CLST 350 or LBRL 121 or ENG 281
Credits: 3-5
Grade Mode: Letter