CLS 101 - Beginning Latin I
An elementary course concentrating on the grammar, reading and translation of Classical Latin.
CLS 102 - Beginning Latin II
The continuation of CLS 101. Students will complete their study of basic grammar in the first half of the term and spend the balance of the semester reading selections from Latin authors.
CLS 103 - Beginning Greek I
An elementary course concentrating on the grammar, reading and translation of Classical Greek.
CLS 104 - Beginning Greek II
The continuation of CLS 103. The study of basic grammar will be complete by the middle of the semester, after which the class will turn to the reading of Plato.
CLS 201 - Intermediate Latin
Selections of Latin prose and poetry from major classical authors.
CLS 202 - Introduction to Greek Prose
Readings from Plato and the New Testament.
CLS 214 - "Readings in Koine Greek"-Selections from the Greek New Testament
CLS 220 - Introduction to Homeric Greek
A study of the meter, dialect and genre of Homer’s epic, with attention to critical approaches to the lliad as a whole.
CLS 301 - Greek Civilization
An in-depth study of Greek culture from Homer to Aristotle and its legacy in the West.
CLS 302 - Roman Civilization
An in-depth study of Roman culture from the founding of Rome through the Empire and its legacy in the West.
CLS 310 - Greek Mythology
A study of the myths and legends concerning the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman antiquity as they appear in literature and art.
CLS 311 - Rhetoric and Persuasion in the Ancient World
A close reading in English translation of speeches and other rhetorical Greek and Roman literature, leading to an understanding of the nature of the art of persuasion, ancient and modern.
CLS 313 - The Ancient Epic
An intensive study of ancient epic from Gilgamesh through the Roman poet Lucan, with the goal of understanding the nature of the genre.
CLS 314 - Pagans and Christians in the Greco-Roman World
A study of the various interrelationships of the non-Christian and Christian in the ancient world, with readings from primary sources.
CLS 315 - Justice and the Law in the Greco-Roman World
A study of the evolution of the concepts of justice and of the legal systems of the Greeks and Romans and their legacy to the Western tradition.
CLS 320 - Introduction to Vergil's Aeneid
The class will read in Latin several books of Vergil's epic.
CLS 321 - Literature of the Roman Republic
Selections from Plautus, Terence, Lucretius, Caesar, Cicero and Sallust.
CLS 322 - Literature of the Augustan Age
Horace, Vergil, Livy, Properties, Tibullus and Ovid.
CLS 350 - Greek Literature from Homer through Herodotus
Readings from Homer, Hesiod and Herodotus.
CLS 351 - Greek Literature of the Golden Age
Readings from Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Thucydides.
CLS 380 - The Antiquities of Rome
A study-abroad course that investigates the antiquities of Rome in Italy.
CLS 400 - Methods and Materials of Latin Language Instruction
A methods and materials course for seniors in Latin Teacher Education.
CLS 401 - Greek Literature in Translation
An intensive reading course of the important authors and genres of Greek literature in translation. Required for majors.
CLS 402 - Roman Literature in Translation
An intensive reading course of the important authors and genres of Roman literature in translation. Required for majors.
CLS 403 - Latin Epic and Lyric
A study of the epic and lyric genres of Latin poetry. Epic authors include Ennius and Vergil; lyric authors include Properties, Tibullus, Catullus, Horace and Ovid.
CLS 404 - Roman Historians
Livy and Tacitus.
CLS 405 - Roman Drama and Satire
Plautus, Terence, Seneca, Horace and Juvenal.
CLS 406 - The Latin Vulgate
A textual study of the Latin Vulgate Bible.
CLS 423 - Greek Historical Writing
A close study of Herodotus, Thucydides and Xenophon.
CLS 424 - Greek Drama
Selections from Attic tragedy and comedy.
CLS 425 - Greek Epic and Lyric
Homer, archaic lyric, Pindar.
CLS 493 - Seminar in Latin Literature
A seminar dealing in depth with one or more Latin authors or a particular genre or period. Latin prose composition will occasionally be offered as the seminar topic. This course may be repeated for credit if the topic is different.
CLS 494 - Seminar in Greek Literature
A seminar dealing in depth with one or more Greek authors or a particular genre or period. Greek prose composition will occasionally be offered as the seminar topic. This course may be repeated for credit if the topic is different.
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