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GRK GREEK


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Given by Members of the Department of Classics

Students should refer to the essay published under "Classics".

See also "MGR"

GREEK COURSES

(see Section 4 for Key to Course Descriptions)

GRK100Y
Introductory Classical Greek 104S

An intensive language course for students who have no knowledge of the ancient Greek language; preparation for the reading of Greek literature.
Exclusion: More than one year of secondary school ancient Greek

GRK102H
Introductory Classical Greek: Continuation 52S

An intensive language course for students who have had some ancient Greek, but have not reached OAC level. This course is equivalent to the Spring term of GRK 100Y.
Exclusion: GRK100Y, OAC Ancient Greek or equivalent
Prerequisite: Some background in ancient Greek

GRK201H
Intermediate Classical Greek I 52S

Review of grammar and further language training with readings in classical Greek prose.
Prerequisite: OAC Greek/GRK100Y/102H

GRK202H
Intermediate Classical Greek II 39S

Continued language training with readings in classical Greek prose and verse.
Prerequisite: GRK201H

NMC225H
Introducing the Greek New Testament (See "Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations")

NMC227H
The Greek New Testament and Related Writings (See "Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations")

GRK300H
Euripides 39S

Reading of one tragedy of Euripides in Greek and others in English.
Prerequisite: GRK202H
Recommended preparation: CLA300Y

GRK302H
Homer and Early Epic I 39S

Reading in Greek of Epic poetry (Homer, Hesiod, or Homeric hymns) amounting to four books of the Homeric poems or equivalent.
Prerequisite: GRK202H

GRK310H
Plato: Dialogues I 39S

Reading of one or more dialogues in Greek, e.g., Euthyphro, Apology, Crito/Symposium/Meno.
Prerequisite: GRK202H

GRK311H
Herodotus 39S

The beginning of the writing of history. Reading in Greek of selections from Herodotus.
Prerequisite: GRK202H

GRK330H
Advanced Greek Language Study 39S

A course designed to enhance language skills. Prose composition, sight translation, stylistic analysis of classical Greek prose.
Prerequisite: GRK202H

NMC325H
Fragmentary Texts of Greek-speaking Jewry (See "Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations")

NMC326H
Novels of the Greek Apocrypha (See "Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations")

NMC327H
Jewish Historians Who Wrote in Greek (See "Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations")

NMC328H
Jewish Novels Composed in Greek (See "Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations")

GRK400H
Aeschylus, Sophocles 39S

A study in Greek of a play of Aeschylus; reading of one play by Sophocles in Greek (e.g., Oedipus Rex/Antigone).
Prerequisite: One full course equivalent in the GRK300-series;

Co- or prerequisite: GRK330H
Recommended preparation: CLA300Y/GRK300H

For Distribution Requirement purposes, all GRK courses are classified as HUMANITIES courses.

GRK401H
Aristophanes, Menander 39S

Greek comedy, its origin and evolution, with the reading in Greek of one play by Aristophanes and one or more by Menander.
Prerequisite: One full course equivalent in the GRK 300-series;
Co- or prerequisite: GRK330H

GRK402H
Homer and Early Epic II (formerly GRK301H) 39S

Extensive reading in Greek of epic poetry (Homer, Hesiod, Homeric Hymns) with study of significant topics in early Greek poetry.
Prerequisite: One full course in the GRK 300-series
Co- or prerequisite: GRK330H

GRK410H
Plato: Dialogues II 39S

Study of Plato's mature philosophy with extensive reading in Greek from dialogues such as Phaedrus, Gorgias.
Prerequisite: One full course equivalent in the GRK 300-series
Co- or prerequisite: GRK330H

GRK411H
Thucydides and the Peloponnesian War 39S

Reading of selections from Thucydides.
Prerequisite: One full course equivalent in the GRK 300-series;
Co- or prerequisite: GRK330H
Recommended preparation: GRK311H

GRK428Y
Independent Studies TBA

Prerequisite: Permission of Department

GRK429H
Independent Studies TBA

Prerequisite: Permission of Department


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