Greek and Roman Studies
Language Courses

Why Study Ancient Greek?

Why Study Latin?

Greek

101 Beginning Ancient Greek I

First course of basic sequence; no prior knowledge expected.  Grammar and vocabulary building through short sentence practice and drill.  Discussion of Greek culture and society.  Offered every third semester.

102 Beginning Greek II

Completion of basic grammar and introduction to reading texts.  Prerequisite: Greek 101 or by placement.  Offered the semester following 101.

201 Intermediate Greek (LA)

Selections from several authors, mainly of narrative and dialogue, to be read both as an introduction to the variety of Greek styles and for practice in translation and review of grammar.  Texts may include selections from Greek tragedy, Thucydides, Xenophon, Plato, Aristotle, and the Greek New Testament.  Prerequisite: Greek 102 or equivalent.  Offered every third semester, following 102.

399 Independent Study

Directed reading of Greek at the fourth semester level.  Text will be chosen by students in consultation with instructor.  Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.  Offered as needed.

Latin

101 Beginning Latin I

First course of basic sequence; no prior knowledge expected.  Grammar and vocabulary building through short sentence practice and drill.  Discussion of Roman culture and society.  Offered every third semester.

102 Beginning Latin II

Completion of basic grammar and introduction to reading of texts.  Prerequisite: Latin 101 or by placement.  Offered the semester following 101.

201 Intermediate Latin (LA)

Introduces students to intermediate Latin prose through study of three works to be selected from the following genres:  forensic oratory, history, biography, and letters.  Authors may include Nepos, Cicero, Livy, Sallust, and Pliny the Younger.  Includes study of the author's career and historical and cultural milieu of the works, as well as Latin grammar and vocabulary.  Prerequisite: Latin 102 or equivalent.  Offered every third semester following 102.

399 Independent Study

Directed reading of Latin at the fourth semester or above.  Text will be chosen by student in consultation with the instructor.  Prerequisite: Latin 201 and consent of instructor.  Offered by arrangement.