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Classical Studies

201.103 Magic and Witchcraft15 credits
A multidisciplinary study of magic and witchcraft in selected societies in different time periods.

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201.112 Greek History15 credits
This course provides a survey of Greek History from the Bronze Age to the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC.

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201.113 Greek Mythology15 credits
A study of the nature and uses of Greek mythology in ancient Greek literature and art.

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201.114 The Roman Republic: Kings, Consuls and Conquest15 credits
This course provides an introduction to Roman History, from its beginnings to the battle of Actium in 31 BC.

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201.115 Introductory Latin15 credits
An introduction to the grammar and translation of Latin. No prior knowledge of Latin assumed.

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201.117 Greek and Roman Warfare15 credits
An introduction to warfare in antiquity, in its social and political contexts, with an examination of weapons, tactics, strategy, famous battles and generals.

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201.201 The Pursuit of Happiness in the Classical World15 credits
This course explores views of happiness in the ancient Greek and Roman world from Homer to Marcus Aurelius.

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201.211 Love and Sexuality in Ancient Greece15 credits
This course offers a systematic study of ancient Greek attitudes and practices relating to love and sexuality as reflected in history, literature, art, and philosophy, and against the background of the family and society at large.

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201.212 Intermediate Latin15 credits
A development of reading proficiency in classical Latin by increasing core vocabulary key grammatical concepts and translation.

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201.216 The Trojan War15 credits
A comparative examination of the Trojan War in Greek and Roman literature.

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201.218 Greek and Roman Religion15 credits
A study of the religion of the Greeks and Romans, approached through both literary and archaeological sources. The course focuses on cult practices and their impacts on the societies of the time.

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201.219 Greek Art and Society15 credits
A survey of techniques, developments and achievements in Greek architecture, sculpture, wall- and vase-painting, set in their archaeological and social contexts. The period covered is from the Bronze Age through to Late Classical times.

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201.220 Roman Art and Society15 credits
A survey of techniques, developments and achievements in Hellenistic and Roman architecture, painting, mosaics, and sculpture, set in their archaeological and social contexts. The period covered is from the Hellenistic Age through the Republic down to the Late Empire.

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201.230 Ancient Multiculturalism: Egypt, Greece and Rome15 credits
An introduction to cultural exchange between ancient Egyptian and Greco-Roman civilization over the thousand years of classical antiquity, focusing on interactions in literature, art, religion, philosophy, economy, and politics.

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201.313 Myth and Greek Tragedy15 credits
Comparative study of the literary uses of myth in antiquity through analysis of Greek tragedy. (All works are studied in English translation.)

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201.314 Imperial Rome15 credits
A study of the first 200 years of Roman imperial rule, from the time of Augustus to the death of Marcus Aurelius.

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201.316 Leaders and Leadership in the Classical World15 credits
The Classical world provides an ideal context in which to study leadership, both from the point of view of the leaders themselves and from that of those they led. Topics covered will range from the kingship of Alexander to the autocracy of Caligula, the rule of the Greek tyrants to the shared and briefly-held powers of the Roman consuls.

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201.318 Greek and Roman Religion15 credits
A study of the religion of the Greeks and Romans, approached through both literary and archaeological sources. The course focuses on cult practices and their impacts on the societies of the time.

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201.319 Greek Art and Society15 credits
A detailed survey of techniques, developments and achievements in Greek architecture, sculpture, wall- and vase-painting, set in their archaeological and social contexts. The period covered is from the Bronze Age through to Late Classical times.

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201.320 Roman Art and Society15 credits
A detailed survey of techniques, developments and achievements in Hellenistic and Roman architecture, painting, mosaics and sculpture, set in their archaeological and social contexts. The period covered is from the Hellenistic Age through the Republic down to the Late Empire.

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