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Classics (CLAS/GRK/LAT)
Modern Languages Building, Room 371
(520) 621-1689

Professors Marilyn B. Skinner, Head, J. Norman Austin, Robert M.
Gimello, Albert Leonard, Jr., H. David Soren

Associate Professors Robert A. Burns, Richard Jensen (Emeritus),
Jon Solomon, Thomas D. Worthen, Cynthia White

Assistant Professors Janet Jakobsen, Frank E. Romer, Mary E.
Voyatzis

The cultural environment of Greece and Rome is the subject matter
taught in the Classics Department. Courses are given in the
language, literature (in the original and in translation), art
and archaeology and in the development and heritage of these
civilizations.

The department offers a degree of Bachelor of Arts with majors in
Greek, Latin, and classics and a degree of Master of Arts with a
major in classics with concentrations in ancient Greek, Latin, or
classical archaeology. Programs leading to a Bachelor of Arts in
Education and a Master of Education with a teaching major in
Latin are also available. In addition, a number of the
department's courses may be used toward a supporting minor in
other graduate programs. Requirements for the B.A. are as
follows:

The major in Greek: 34 units in Greek and classics, including GRK
101, 102, 201, 202, CLAS 350a-350b, 12 units at the 400 level-of
which at least 9 must be Greek.

The major in Latin: 34 units in Latin and classics, including LAT
101, 102, 201, 202, CLAS 350a-350b, 12 units at the 400 level-of
which at least 9 must be in Latin.

The major in classics: 34 units, including either Latin or Greek
to the 16-unit level (101, 102, 201, 202), 6 units in ancient
history, and at least 12 upper-division credits (including CLAS
350a-350b) in classical art and archaeology, classical literature
and civilization, Latin or Greek. The program of study should be
planned in consultation with an advisor.

The supporting minor should be chosen in consultation with the
major advisor.

The teaching minor: 25 units in Latin, including LAT 101, 102,
201, 202, and 9 units at the 400 level.

For information on the graduate degrees, please see the Graduate
Catalog.

The department participates in the honors program.

Classical Art and Archaeology (CLAS)

325. Faunal Analysis from Europe, Asia and Africa (3) II 1994-95
(Identical with ANTH 325)

329. Art History of the Cinema (3) I Survey of major artistic
movements, including academicism, expressionism, cubism, and
surrealism, and their influence on film in Germany, Italy,
America, and France. (Identical with ARH 329, T AR 329)

334. Art and Archaeology of Ancient Egypt (3) II 1993-94 Art and
archaeology of the Egyptian civilization from the beginning of
the Pharaonic Period to the Alexandrian Age. (Identical with ARH
334 and ANTH 334)

340a-340b. Introduction to Classical Art and Archaeology (3-3)
1993-94 An archaeological history of Greece and Italy through the
study of major excavations and monuments, with emphasis on
cultural developments and relationships.  340a is not 
prerequisite to 340b. (Identical with ANTH 340a-340b, ARH 340a-
340b.)

341. Ancient Greek Monuments (3) [Rpt./2] S Firsthand study of
the monuments and material culture (sculpture, vase painting,
minor arts, etc.) of the ancient greeks; reading from history,
philosophy and literature in English translation. Five-week tour
in Greece.

355. Ancient Egyptian Architecture (3) Architecture of ancient
Egypt with special emphasis on its relationship to the social,
religious and political needs of the culture. A two-week study
tour in Egypt follows the end of the semester.

443a-443b. Archaeology of Neolithic and Bronze Age Greece (3-3)
History, art and culture of prehistoric Greece through the study
of archaeological excavation and artifacts. 443a: emphasizes the
"Minoan" culture of Crete. 443b: emphasizes the Mycenaean culture
of the Greek mainland. 443a is not prerequisite to 443b. P, 6
units in classics, history, or anthropology. (Identical with ANTH
443a-443b). May be convened with 543a-543b.

452. Etruscan Art and Archaeology (3) Surveys the art and
archaeology of the Etruscans between the 7th and 1st centuries
B.C. P, 340b or consent of instructor. (Identical with ARH 452)
May be convened with 552.

453. Research Methods in  Classical Archaeology (3) Analysis of
various methods of research in classical archaeology emphasizing
the critical use of source material, the development of
independent thought and the production of the finished, written
product. P, 340a or 340b. May be convened with 553. Writing-
Emphasis Course*

454. Greek and Roman Sculpture (3) A survey of the development of
classical sculpture from the eighth century B.C. to circa 300
A.D. P, 340a-340b. (Identical with ARH 454) May be convened with
554.

456. Greek and Roman Painting (3) Greek vase painting from the
Dipylon vases of the geometric period in Athens to the
Orientalizing animal styles of Corinth and the black and red
figured Attic style. Also, survey of ancient Roman painting and
mosaics. P, 340a-340b. (Identical with ARH 456) May be convened
with 556.

457. Greek Architecture (3) A survey of the architecture and
architects of Greece from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic
period including such sites as Mycenae, Pylos, Delphi, Athens and
Corinth. P, 340a-340b. (Identical with ARH 457) May be convened
with 557.

458. Greek and Roman Provincial Archaeology (3) Survey of
classical archaeology in ancient Tunisia, Cyprus, Portugal and
Turkey. P, 340a or 340b. May be convened with 558.

461. Greek Pottery 1200-400 B.C. (3) The development of Greek
pottery from the collapse of the Mycenaean empire to the close of
the classical period. Special attention to shapes, decoration,
function, and artistic and technical skills. (Identical with ARH
461) May be convened with 561.

463. Classical Field Archaeology (6) [Rpt./1] Field training and
lecture program for students beginning in archaeology; includes
trench supervision, stratigraphy, locus theory, and oral and
written reports on field techniques. Offered on several
archaeological sites in the Mediterranean area. P, consult
department before enrolling. (Identical with ANTH 463). May be
convened with 563.

474. Archaeometry: Scientific Methods in Art and Archaeology (3)
II 1993-94 (Identical with ANTH 474) May be convened with 574.

481. Archaic Greek Sanctuaries (3) Archaeology of the sanctuary
sites from the Archaic Period in Greece, both those which became
panhellenic and those associated with individual states.
Relationships between the polis and the local sanctuary. May be
convened with 581.

484. Roman Art and Architecture (3) The origin and development of
Italian art and architecture from Etruscan beginnings through the
Republic to the late Empire. P, ARH 117, 118, or 6 units of
ancient history. (Identical with ARH 484) May be convened with
584.

*Writing-Emphasis Courses. P, Satisfaction of the upper-division 
writing-proficiency requirement (see "Writing-Emphasis Courses"
in the Academic Policies and Graduation Requirements section of
this catalog).

543a-543b. Archaeology of Neolithic and Bronze Age Greece (3-3)
For a description of course topics, see 443a-434b. Graduate-level
requirements include extensive reading and an in-depth paper.
543a is not prerequisite to 543b. P, 6 units in classics,
history, or anthropology. (Identical with ANTH 543a-543b). May be
convened with 443a-443b.

552. Etruscan Art and Archaeology (3) For a description of course
topics, see 452. Graduate-level requirements include extensive
reading and an in-depth paper. P, 340b or consent of instructor.
(Identical with ARH 552) May be convened with 452.

553. Research Methods in Classical Archaeology (3) For a
description of course topics, see 453. Graduate-level
requirements include a 25-page written paper and oral
presentation. May be convened with 453.

554. Greek and Roman Sculpture (3) For a description of course
topics, see 454. Graduate-level requirements include extensive
reading and an in-depth paper. P, 340a-340b. (Identical with ARH
554) May be convened with 454.

556. Greek and Roman Painting (3) For a description of course
topics, see 456. Graduate-level requirements include extensive
reading and an in-depth paper. P, 340a-340b. (Identical with ARH
556) May be convened with 456.

557. Greek Architecture (3) For a description of course topics,
see 457. Graduate-level requirements include extensive reading
and an in-depth paper. P, 340a-340b. (Identical with ARH 557) May
be convened with 457.

558. Greek and Roman Provincial Archaeology (3) For a description
of course topics, see 458. Graduate-level requirements include
extensive reading and an in-depth paper. P, 340a or 340b. May be
convened with 458.

561. Greek Pottery 1200-400 B.C. (3) For a description of course
topics, see 461. Graduate-level requirements include extensive
readings and an in-depth paper. (Identical with ARH 561) May be
convened with 461.

563. Classical Field Archaeology (6) [Rpt./1] For a description
of course topics, see 463. Graduate-level requirements include
extensive reading and an in-depth paper. May be convened with
463.

564. Topics in Ancient Mediterranean Archaeology (3) Research
papers and oral presentations on different aspects of Greek and
Roman archaeology; preparation in writing scholarly articles for
refereed journals. P, 340a or 340b.

574. Archaeometry: Scientific Methods in Art and Archaeology (3)
II 1993-94 (Identical with ANTH 574) May be convened with 474.

581. Archaic Greek Sanctuaries (3) For a description of course
topics, see 481. Graduate-level requirements include extensive
readings and an in-depth paper. May be convened with 481. 

584. Roman Art and Architecture (3) For a description of course
topics, see 484. Graduate-level requirements include extensive
reading and an in-depth paper. P, ARH 117, 118, or 6 units of
ancient history. (Identical with ARH 584) May be convened with
484.

587. Testing and Evaluation in Foreign/Second Language Programs
(3) (Identical with GER 587)

596. Seminar
a. Ancient Art and Archaeology (3) [Rpt./30 units] (Identical
with ARH 596a)

Classical Literature and Civilization (CLAS)

115. The Study of English Words (3) I Vocabulary building through
the systematic study of English words derived from Latin and
Greek. Readings in translation. 

126. Greek Mythology I (3) I II The myths, legends, and folktales
of the Greeks and their origins. Readings in translation.
(Identical with RELI 126)

204. Ancient History: Greek History (3) I (Identical with HIST
204)

205. Ancient History: Roman History (3) II (Identical with HIST
205)

220. Classical Tradition I (3) I Surveys western civilization
from the Greco-Roman perspective, beginning before the Greeks and
Romans, investigating the origins of their cultures, and
proceeding through Greece and Rome to the Middle Ages.

221. Classical Tradition II (3) II Surveys western civilization
from the Greco-Roman perspective, covering the classical
tradition from the Middle Ages to the present. 220 is not
prerequisite to 221.

260. Ancient Philosophy (3) I (Identical with PHIL 260)

285. Introduction to Humanities Computing (3) S (Identical with
GER 285)

305. Greek and Roman Religion (3) I II S 1993-94 Religious
beliefs and cult practices in ancient Greece and Rome. Readings
in translation. (Identical with RELI 305)

326. Greek Mythology II (2-4) [Rpt./9 units] I II S An
intermediate examination of Greco-Roman mythology which focuses
on source materials or the influences of classical myths. Field
trip to Greece, Italy, or elsewhere.

330. Women in Antiquity (3) Women in literature, archaeology and
history from the Bronze Age to the Roman Empire. (Identical with
HUM 330 and W S 330) Writing-Emphasis Course*

342. Homer (3) A study of the Homeric poems, the Iliad and the
Odyssey, in translation.

345. Ancient Cosmology (3) Investigation of ancient Greek
concepts of the universe, with emphasis on theories regarding
nature, matter, and the soul. Readings in translation.

346. Classical Greek Tragedy (3) Readings in ancient Greek
tragedy in translation. Writing-Emphasis Course*.

348. Myth and Archetype (3) An investigation of modern
psychological theories and their relevance to ancient Greek and
Roman myths. Readings in translation. P, 126 (Identical with RELI
348)

350a-350b. Classical Literature in Translation (3-3) Historical
survey of the major authors and works of ancient Greece and Rome.
350a: From Homer to the Greek novel. 350b: Roman literature of
the Republican period and the early Empire. 350a is not
prerequisite to 350b. Writing-Emphasis Course*

396H. Honors Proseminar (3) I II

403a-403b. History of Greece (3-3) (Identical with HIST 403a-
403b)

404a-404b. History of Rome (3-3) (Identical with HIST 404a-404b)

470. Greek Philosophy (3) [Rpt./1] (Identical with PHIL 470) May
be convened with 570.

472a-472b. Ancient Philosophy (3-3) [Rpt.] (Identical with PHIL
472a-472b) May be convened with 572a-572b.

485. Linguistic and Computer-assisted Approaches to Literature
(3) [Rpt./6 units] II (Identical with GER 485) May be convened
with 585.

488. History of Byzantium (3) (Identical with HIST 488) May be
convened with 588.

510a-510b. Classical Philology (1-1) Introduction to the various
disciplines of classical scholarship: philology, textual
criticism, paleography, papyrology, archaeology.

570. Greek Philosophy (3) [Rpt./1] (Identical with PHIL 570) May
be convened with 470.

572a-572b. Ancient Philosophy (3-3) [Rpt.] (Identical with PHIL
572a-572b) May be convened with 472a-472b.

585. Linguistic and Computer-assisted Approaches to Literature
(3) [Rpt./6 units] II (Identical with GER 585) May be convened
with 485.

588. History of Byzantium (3) (Identical with HIST 588) May be
convened with 488.

695. Colloquium
f. Advanced Studies in Ancient History (3) [Rpt./5] II (Identical
with HIST 695f, which is home)

Greek (GRK)

101. Elementary Classical Greek I (4) Introduction to ancient
Greek for students of the Bible and of the classical authors.

102. Elementary Classical Greek II (4) Second semester Greek. P,
101.

103. Elementary Modern Greek I (4) Development of skills in
conversation, composition, and reading with emphasis upon
audiovisual practice.

104. Elementary Modern Greek II (4) Second semester modern Greek.
P, 103.

201. Intermediate Classical Greek I (4) Selections from classical
Greek chosen in accordance with the student's needs and interest.
P, 102.

202. Intermediate Classical Greek II (4) Selections from
classical Greek. P, 201.

203. Intermediate Modern Greek I (4) Pronunciation, grammar, and
vocabulary of modern Greek; development of skills in
conversation, composition, and reading; emphasis on aural-oral
skills. P, 104.

204. Intermediate Modern Greek II (4) Conversation, composition,
and reading. P, 203.

402. Greek Reading Course (3) [Rpt.] Readings in major Greek
authors including Homer, Plato, and the historians and
dramatists. P, 202. May be convened with 502. Writing-Emphasis
Course.* 

412. Readings in Greek Philosophy (3) [Rpt./1] Extensive readings
in Greek in one of the following areas of Greek philosophy: the
pre-Socratics, Plato's ethics and epistemology, Aristotle's
Nicomachean Ethics. P, 202. (Identical with PHIL 412) May be
convened with 512. Writing-Emphasis Course.*

421. Greek Lyric Poetry (3) [Rpt.] Study in Greek of the early
Greek Lyric writers from Archilochus to Bacchylides, including
Pindar. P, 202. May be convened with 521. Writing-Emphasis
Course.*

422. Readings in Greek Drama (3) [Rpt.] Close reading in Greek of
either (1) tragedy--one play each by Aeschylus, Sophocles and
Euripides or (2) comedy--two plays of Aristophanes, one of
Menander. P, 202. May be convened with 522. Writing-Emphasis
Course.*

424. Homer (3) [Rpt.] Close reading of selections from the Iliad
and Odyssey in Greek and an introduction to the critical
secondary literature. P, 202. May be convened with 524. Writing-
Emphasis Course.*

430. Readings in Greek Historians (3) [Rpt.] Selections from
Herodotus and Thucydides with an introduction to the critical
literature. Readings in Greek. P, 202. May be convened with 530.
Writing-Emphasis Course.*

431. Greek Orators (3) [Rpt.] Readings in Greek from Lysias,
Isocrates and Demosthenes as sources for ancient rhetoric,
politics, and private life. P, 202. May be convened with 531.
Writing-Emphasis Course.*

432. Literature of Archaic Greece (3) [Rpt.] Readings in Greek
from Hesiod and the early lyric poets. The agricultural
perspective and the anti-heroic ideal. P, 202. May be convened
with 532. Writing-Emphasis Course.*

*Writing-Emphasis Courses. P, Satisfaction of the upper-division 
writing-proficiency requirement (see "Writing-Emphasis Courses"
in the Academic Policies and Graduation Requirements section of
this catalog).

502. Greek Reading Course (3) [Rpt.] For a description of course
topics, see 402. Graduate-level requirements include extensive
reading and an in-depth paper. P, 3 units of 400-level Greek. May
be convened with 402.

512. Readings in Greek Philosophy (3) [Rpt./1] For a description
of course topics, see 412. Graduate-level requirements include
extensive reading and an in-depth paper. P, 3 units of 400-level
Greek. (Identical with PHIL 512) May be convened with 412.

521. Greek Lyric Poetry (3) [Rpt./1] For a description of course
topics, see 421. Graduate-level requirements include extensive
reading and an in-depth paper. P, 3 units of 400-level Greek. May
be convened with 421.

522. Readings in Greek Drama (3) [Rpt./1] For a description of
course topics, see 422. Graduate-level requirements include
extensive reading and an in-depth paper. P, 3 units of 400-level
Greek. May be convened with 422.

524. Homer (3) [Rpt./1] For a description of course topics, see
424. Graduate-level requirements include extensive reading and an
in-depth paper. May be convened with 424.

530. Readings in the Greek Historians (3) [Rpt.] For a
description of course topics, see 430. Graduate-level
requirements include extensive readings and an in-depth paper. P,
3 units of 400-level Greek. May be convened with 430.

531. Greek Orators (3) [Rpt.] For a description of course topics,
see 431. Graduate-level requirements include extensive readings
and an in-depth paper. P, 3 units of 400-level Greek. May be
convened with 431.

532. Literature of Archaic Greece (3) [Rpt.] For a description of
course topics, see 432. Graduate-level requirements include
extensive readings and an in-depth paper. P, 3 units of 400-level
Greek. May be convened with 432.

596. Seminar
a. Topics in Ancient Greek Literature (3) [Rpt./30 units]

Latin (LAT)

101. Elementary Latin I (4) An introduction to the basic grammar,
syntax and vocabulary of Latin through reading and composition.

102. Elementary Latin II (4) Second semester Latin. P, 101.

110. Intensive Latin (4) I A one-semester intensive study of
Latin equivalent to LAT 101-102. Covers all basic grammar and
syntax. Previous language experience or departmental approval
required.

201. Intermediate Latin I (4) Review of Latin grammar with
readings from Cicero and other prose writers. P, 102.

202. Intermediate Latin II (4) Readings from Ovid, Vergil and
other Latin poets. P, 201.

210. Intensive Latin II (4) II S A one-semester intensive study
of Latin equivalent to LAT 201-202. Reading and composition,
prose and poetry. P, 101 and 102 or 110.

400. Prose of the Roman Republic (3) [Rpt./6 units] II Extended
readings from Sallust, Cicero and Caesar with some grammatical
review; development of skills in rapid readings and sight
reading. P, 202. 

401. Latin Reading Course (3) [Rpt./1] Readings in one of the
following: epic, lyric, drama, history, oratory, satire,
epistles, novel, philosophical, technical or medieval literature.
P, 400. May be convened with 501. Writing-Emphasis Course.* 

403. Late Antique Literature (3) [Rpt.1] I II S Selections from
genres and/or authors, both Christian and non-Christian, from the
late antique period. P, 400. May be convened with 503.

405. Latin Composition (3) [Rpt./1] Analysis of Latin prose
style, review of Latin grammar, practice in composing Latin
prose. P, 400. May be convened with 505. Writing-Emphasis
Course.*

413. Augustan Literature (3) [Rpt./1] Readings from a major
writer or writers of the Augustan age. P, 400. May be convened
with 513. Writing-Emphasis Course.*

414. Medieval Latin (3) Survey of Latin literature during the
thousand years between the end of the classical period and the
beginning of the Renaissance. Readings in Latin. P, 400. May be
convened with 514. Writing-Emphasis Course.*

415. Latin Love Elegy (3) [Rpt./1] Reading in the Latin texts of
Ovid, Tibullus and Propertius. P, 400. May be convened with 515.
Writing-Emphasis Course.*

420. Latin Paleography (3) Identification and reading of major
Latin bookhands of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Problems
in text transmission, corruptions and emendation. P, 3 units of
Latin at the 400 level. May be convened with 520.

425. Cicero (3) [Rpt.] The life of Cicero illustrated by means of
close reading of selected works in Latin (pro Caelio, selections
from the Philippics, the Verrine Orations) as well as selections
from his letters. P, 400. May be convened with 525. Writing-
Emphasis Course.*

426. Roman Historians (3) [Rpt.] Readings in Latin from the Roman
historians and biographers. May be repeated without duplication
of readings. P, 400. May be convened with 526. Writing-Emphasis
Course.*

428. Silver Age Latin (3) [Rpt.] Readings from Latin writers of
the early Empire. Readings will be in Latin. P, 400. May be
convened with 528. Writing-Emphasis Course.*

*Writing-Emphasis Courses. P, Satisfaction of the upper-division 
writing-proficiency requirement (see "Writing-Emphasis Courses"
in the Academic Policies and Graduation Requirements section of
this catalog).

501. Latin Reading Course (3) [Rpt./1] For a description of
course topics, see 401. Graduate-level requirements include
extensive reading and an in-depth paper. P, 3 units of 400-level
Latin.  May be convened with 401.

503. Late Antique Literature (3) [Rpt.1] I II S For a description
of course topics, see 403. Graduate students will be required to
write a research paper using standard reference works,
periodicals, and recent publications. P, 400. May be convened
with 403.

505. Latin Composition (3) [Rpt./1] For a description of course
topics, see 405. Graduate-level requirements include extensive
reading and an in-depth paper. P, 3 units of 400-level Latin. May
be convened with 405.

513. Augustan Literature (3) [Rpt./1] For a description of course
topics, see 413. Graduate-level requirements include extensive
reading and an in-depth paper. P, 3 units of 400-level Latin. May
be convened with 413.

514. Medieval Latin (3) For a description of course topics, see
414. Graduate-level requirements include extensive reading and an
in-depth paper. P, 3 units of 400-level Latin. May be convened
with 414.

515. Latin Love Elegy (3) [Rpt./1] For a description of course
topics, see 415. Graduate-level requirements include extensive
reading and an in-depth paper. P, 3 units of 400-level Latin. May
be convened with 415.

520. Latin Paleography (3) For a description of course topics,
see 420. Graduate-level requirements include extensive reading
and an in-depth paper. P, 3 units of Latin at the 400 level. May
be convened with 420.

525. Cicero (3) [Rpt./1] For a description of course topics, see
425. Graduate-level requirements include extensive reading and an
in-depth paper. P, 3 units of 400-level Latin. May be convened
with 425.

526. Roman Historians (3) [Rpt.] For a description of course
topics, see 426. Graduate-level requirements include extensive
readings and an in-depth paper. P, 3 units of 400-level Latin.
May be convened with 426.

528. Silver Age Latin (3) [Rpt.] For a description of course
topics, see 428. Graduate-level requirements include extensive
readings and an in-depth paper. P, 3 units of 400-level Latin.
May be convened with 428. 

596. Seminar
a. Topics in Latin Literature (3) [Rpt./30 units]

 


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